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Library Guide for General Studies Courses: Finding Books
Find books, journals, DVDs and other materials available through the library.
A majority of our resources are organized by the Library of Congress Classification System. Like the Dewey Decimal System, items are arranged by subject, however the format is slightly different. For more information on the Library of Congress Call Number System, take a look at these sites:
One of the wonderful things about subject-sorted materials is that if you find a resource that suits your purposes, you're likely to find other useful materials nearby. We recommend taking a moment to look at items near the item you were searching for.
Print Book Locations:
Circulating Book Collection, Call Numbers A - G – 1st floor, west side
Circulating Book Collection, Call Numbers H - Z – 1st floor, east side
Skillport is a cloud-based learning management system that provides access to electronic books and other training resources. Find information on topics in business, engineering, and overall well-being. Some of the content available from this resource was previously available from Books 24x7.
Access to Skillport is available both on and off-campus through MSOE's Single Sign-On (SSO) system. When you click on this link from on or off campus, you will be prompted to sign in with your MSOE username and password.
O’Reilly for Higher Education is an online training resource for technology and business that provides access to more than 38,000 book titles and more than 30,000 hours of video. The platform also includes case studies and interactive tutorials. Topics range from programming to IT networking to project management to business strategy.
Access to O’Reilly for Higher Education is available both on and off-campus through MSOE's Single Sign-On (SSO) system. When you click on this link from on or off campus, you will be prompted to sign in with your MSOE username and password.
Note for Individual Accounts: All MSOE users were set up with new individual accounts in January 2022. Individual browsing histories and any playlists previously saved will no longer be available. Please see this page for more information and for possible account migration options.
ProQuest Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary) provides access to nearly 150,000 authoritative e-books from over 500 publishers. This database also offers easy-to-use tools for taking notes and keeping track of your sources.