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How to Find a Book

Looking for a book? This guide can help you find a book in the STLCOP Library, at the Becker Medical Library, in MOBIUS, or through Interlibrary Loan.

Looking for a Book

Need a book?

Search the STLCOP Library Catalog to find the locations and call numbers of books (as well as DVDs, journals and more). Learn about how books are organized in the At STLCOP page of this guide. 


Get help using eBooks on our eBooks @ STLCOP guide. 

Outside of STLCOP

While you can always find print books here in the Library, there are times when you may need a book we don't own. When that happens there is...

  • MOBIUS is a large consortium of academic libraries in Missouri and surrounding states, plus several large public libraries. MOBIUS libraries share books with other member libraries for free. So if a book you want is at the UMSL Library, they’ll send it to us free of charge for you to borrow!

  • Interlibrary Loan allows users to borrow physical material from libraries outside of MOBIUS, as well as obtain copies of articles or chapters from titles that are not available in our library. Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service for STLCOP faculty, staff, students, residents, and preceptors.