Additional Library Catalogs

Washington University Social Justice Center Lending Library The Social Justice Center Lending Library provides books, movies, and periodicals on various social justice and diversity issues. The items are free to check-out for any Washington University student, staff or faculty member. While the Social Justice Center is part of Washington University, this library is separate from the Washington University Libraries. (Find in a Library) or WorldCat (via FirstSearch) Bibliographic information for books, journal titles, videos, and other materials cataloged by thousands of U.S. and foreign libraries.

U. S. Library of Congress Contains approximately 12 million records representing books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials.

Center for Research Libraries Washington University is a member of the Center, and thus has ready access via Interlibrary Loan to the materials owned by the Center. Request materials found in this database via Interlibrary Loan. If you wish to find out more about the type of materials that CRL collects, please connect to the CRL Quick Search.

Selected Missouri Libraries

MOBIUS Union Catalog Contains all the holdings in the MERLIN catalog, below, plus the holdings in the Washington University online catalog and an increasing number of other academic library catalogs in Missouri. Please note that the WU online catalog contains the holdings of all the libraries at Washington University, except the Bernard Becker Medical Library, which has its own Becker Catalog. Please note: WU students, faculty, and staff have borrowing privileges at Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri-Saint Louis, as well as other MOBIUS libraries.

MERLIN (Missouri Education & Research Libraries Information Network) Library catalog for the University of Missouri (Columbia, Columbia Law, Kansas City, Kansas City Law, Rolla, St. Louis, Archives and WHMC).

St. Louis University Library Catalog (Pius, Law, Health Sciences Center)

Fontbonne University Library Catalog

Linda Hall Library Homepage The online catalog includes holdings of Linda Hall Library, Kansas City, Engineering Societies Library, and the Spencer Art Reference Library of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

St. Louis Research Libraries Consortium (SLRLC) Includes the libraries of the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Missouri Historical Society, and the Saint Louis Art Museum.

Missouri Botanical Garden Library

Missouri Institute of Mental Health in St. Louis

St. Louis College of Pharmacy

St. Louis County Library Catalog

St. Louis Public Library Choose Library Search (Catalog) on the Library circle on the homepage.

University City Public Library

Webster University Library and its catalog

Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the St. Louis Area Prepared by the Association of St. Louis Area Archivists (ASLAA).

Missouri Online Library List Maintained by the Missouri State Library. Does not provide links directly to the library catalogs, but does have links to library websites.

Locating library catalogs in other states and countries

Libweb (U.S. and Foreign Libraries on the World Wide Web) Includes links to the websites of college and university libraries, schools of library science, library organizations such as the Association of Research Libraries, and library-related companies such as OCLC.

lib-web-cats ‘A directory of libraries throughout the world,’ maintained at Vanderbilt University.

Libdex Provides access to library homepages, web-accessible library catalogs, and more.

Other specific library catalogs

COPAC “The Copac® library catalogue gives free access to the merged online catalogues of many major University, Specialist, and National Libraries in the UK and Ireland, including the British Library.”

Explore the British Library “With Explore the British Library you can search, view and order items from our main catalogue of nearly 57 million records, or search the contents of the Library’s website.”

The European Library “The European Library searches the content of European national libraries.”

Search several Libraries’ Catalogs at the same time Options include Library of Congress, WU, Linda Hall (Kansas City), National Agricultural, Kew Gardens, New York Botanical Garden, American Museum of Natural History, and others; this search is made available by the Saint Louis Research Libraries Consortium.