Research Tools

A variety of electronic resources and tools are available on the Morris campus to facilitate the research process.


Service Offerings

Electronic Reserve

Electronic Reserves are available for courses through its Reserve services. In addition to a reserve desk on the main floor of the library for physical items, electronic reserve is offered. Library Research Guides also include pages for each class where course reserve is requested.  These Course Reserve Research Guides include both physical item and electronic reserve in one consolidated list.  Electronic reserve have embedded links taking the user to the relevant documents.

Library Databases & Resources

A variety of electronic resources and tools are available to facilitate the research process including subscription databases, research guides, catalogs, reference assistance, Endnote, and citing guides.



Use Pounce to search for a wide variety of materials including books, journals, music, scores, government documents available at Briggs Library.


Research Guides

Tailored to individual disciplines, Library Research Guides provide a wealth of books, databases and websites to make the research process easier. Upon request, research guides can also be created for specific classes.

U of M Campuses Library Catalog

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