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Urban Planning Research Guide: Finding Books

Library Catalog

To locate books, search the MSU Libraries' online catalog.

When looking for a book, pay particular attention to the book's location as stated in the online record. It could be located in the MSU Main Library's general stacks, in the Fine Arts collection, in the Turfgrass collection, or somewhere else.

If you have any trouble at all, be sure to Ask a Librarian!

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Book Loan from Michigan Libraries

MelCat is a Union catalog of books owned by 300+ libraries in Michigan.  Available items are easy to request using your MSU ID by clicking on the "Get This For Me!" Link.  This service is paid by Michigan libraries, there is no additional cost to you.

Search MelCat

Interlibrary Loan

Use the database WorldCat to discover items owned by libraries worldwide.  When you discover something you like, click on the "Request this item in ILLiad" link located within each worldcat record.  First Time Users must set up an ILLiad Profile.  Requests will not work for MSU Library items available for check out.  This service is paid by MSU Libraries, there is no additional cost to you.

Useful Reference Books

Subject Guide

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