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Other Local Catalogs and Sources:

Becker Medical Library Catalog [Note: this is entirely separate and not included in searches of our catalog (above)]

MOBIUS (academic libraries in Missouri) [Note: Mobius loans must be picked up at a Danforth Campus library location or other MOBIUS library; Becker Library is not a MOBIUS library; sorry.]

eBooks/Online Book Collections | for pre-1923 books Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books are especially useful.

CRCNetBase, over 3,000 fulltext books for WU users, many life sciences

Google Books can be useful for browsing tables of contents and searching within the fulltext of many books; this helps you learn whether it's worth finding the book or not.

Dissertations & Theses (1861+) or Dissertations & Theses @ Washington University in St. Louis (1996+)