Walter Schroeder Library

Our inviting, service-oriented MSOE Library is here for your educational, professional and social information needs. Gather in groups to exchange ideas in spaces that encourage collaboration or focus on your own in a quiet study area. Go beyond Google by using our resources to discover nearly 300,000 print and electronic books and access more than 100,000 electronic journals full of millions of scholarly articles. Visit us virtually or in person to connect with our friendly, knowledgeable librarians who are here to help you succeed.

 

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Summon Discovery Service

Find books, articles, and other resources in one search.
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Library Catalog

Find books, electronic books, journals, theses, DVDs and more materials available through the library.

e-book Databases

Alphabetical listings of electronic book databases available through the library.

Master’s Thesis and Final Capstone Project Report Lists

View citations and abstracts for theses and final capstone project reports

Codes and Technical Standards

A list of resources to help you locate codes and standards.

Use these lists to search for scholarly journal articles, newspaper articles, standards, research papers electronic books, and much more.

Alphabetical databases

Descriptive, alphabetical listings of the databases and web resources available through the library.

Databases by Subject

Descriptive lists of recommended databases, arranged by subject.

Database Quick Links

Direct links to the databases arranged alphabetically by title.

Databases by Academic Major

Descriptive lists of recommended databases for each academic major.

eResources A-Z

A searchable list of all the electronic journals that are available through the library.

Citation Linker

Use this tool to see if journal articles, e-books, and other electronic documents are available online in an MSOE library database.

Resources to connect you to scholarly journal articles, newspaper articles, standards, research papers electronic books, and much more.

MSOE Style Guides

Standards for documenting sources and preparing research reports at MSOE

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some common library questions.

RefWorks

A research management, writing and collaboration tool designed for organizing materials, and generating citations and bibliographies.

Course Reserves and Electronic Reserves

How to find reserves and links to electronic reserves

Borrow from other libraries

Interlibrary loan, INFOPass, cooperative lending libraries.

WorldCat

An online catalog for searching for materials at libraries around the World.

Database Trials

Explore potential databases and resources through temporary access trials.

Database of the Month

Learn more about our selected database of the month.

Book Weeding

An ongoing evaluation process to determine books and print journals that should be retained or removed from the library’s collection.

Library Guides

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Guides created by librarians to help you make the most of the library’s resources.

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About the Library

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Learn more about our collections and how we can help you with your studies.

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Meeting and Study Rooms

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Off Campus Access

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Library Services

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Archives

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Walter Schroeder Library Summer Hours

Monday-Friday:

8am-4:30pm

Saturday and Sunday

Closed

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