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Michigan State University

Museum Studies


This guide will direct you to library resources that will help you with your class project. If you're looking for something specific and having trouble finding it, feel free to email me ( This page will introduce you to the library's new catalog/search system. We are still ironing out some wrinkles, but this guide should help you use the library catalog more effectively.

EDS (Our New Catalog System), Fall 2022

The library webpage looks pretty much the same, but the backend has changed. Here are some links to help you find what you need:

EDS FAQs: Look here first if you run into a problem! These are continually being updated as issues surface and are solved.

Two Minute Tips:These videos are made by the Teaching and Learning department at the library. They're all useful, but these are particularly useful for navigating the new system:

MSU Library Accounts

Finding Scholarly Articles

Finding Books

Finding Newspapers

Finding Streaming Media

Finding the Permalink 

Course Reserves