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Course Content at McDermott Library

Your guide to textbooks, multimedia, electronic reading lists and other course materials available at the Eugene McDermott Library.

Textbook Locations

If your textbook is available at McDermott Library, there are 4 possible locations where it might be found:

  • Course Reserves
  • Undergraduate Core Textbook Collection
  • Main Stacks
  • Ebooks

Thankfully, we can search all locations at once by using the Library Catalog tab on the Library's homepage. We'll learn more about the locations later in this guide. First, click the How to Search tab to learn how to use the online catalog and interpret your results.


Photograph of the Access Services Desk on the second floor.

The main Services Desk on the 2nd floor is home to the Course Reserves and Undergraduate Core Textbook Collections.