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Articles

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Books and media

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Databases

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Journals

Browse for an online journal by title, subject or ISSN using the BrowZine Library.

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Access materials reserved by your instructor for use during your course. Watch our video on how to access e-reserves.

Reserves, textbooks

Find textbooks that are on reserve at one of our library locations.

Subject and course guides

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Textbook alternatives

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Archives and regional history collections

Learn about the history of WMU and southwest Michigan through photographs, letters, oral histories and more.

Digital collections

Browse through historically significant items from photographs and artwork to diaries and manuscripts that have been digitized and made available to you online.

Education collections

Learn about the collections available through Swain Education Library like the curriculum enrichment collection and K-12 student and teacher edition textbook collection.

Government documents collection

Find information from the federal government. University Libraries is a depository for U.S. government publications and for documents from the State of Michigan.

Map collections

Browse more than 190,000 maps and 2,300 atlases as well as gazetteers, soil surveys and climatological publications.

Music and dance collections

Learn about the collections at Maybee Music and Dance Library including books on music and dance, music scores, audio and video recordings and WMU School of Music performances.

ScholarWorks

Discover WMU publications, research and scholarly activities.

Special collections

Explore our special collections from pop-up books to medieval manuscripts. We have more than 41,000 books. 

WMU authors collections

Find materials produced by members of the WMU community.

WMU website archives

See select WMU websites archived since 2016.