Find Materials

The first step to locating our resources, from scholarly articles to archival material.

  1. Find Materials Using Library Search

    Use the library’s main search portal to find materials in our catalog as well as articles, databases, and more.

  2. Find Materials By Topic

    How to get started finding materials on a topic.

  3. Find Books in Various Formats

    How to find print books, ebooks, audiobooks, and more.

  4. Find Articles

    Find specific articles or articles by topic or subject area.

  5. Find Audio

    Find audio recordings, from music to spoken word.

  6. Find Video

    Find film and other videos in various formats.

  7. Find Textbooks and Course Materials

    Get what you need for class through the library.

  8. Find Special Collections and Archival Materials

    Find unique and archival materials, and items in special collections.

  9. Find Other Types of Materials

    Locate newspapers, data sets, maps, dissertations, microforms, and more.

  10. Find Materials in the Library by Call Number

    Use an item’s call number to find where it’s located in the library.

  11. Find Materials Using Other Catalogs

    Find what you’re looking for at libraries beyond U-M.

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