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Online Library Resources

Online resources offered through Davis Library for remote and distance learners at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College.

RioCat - Books Owned by Davis Library

Davis Library Top Floor Book Collection.

Davis Library strives to supplement the curriculum, not duplicate it.  Alas, we may not have the print books you need for class.

MBS Direct & Rio Grande Bookstore

MBS Direct

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Rio Bookstore.

Rio Grande has made arrangements for students to order textbooks at MBS Direct.  For questions: Contact the Rio Bookstore at 740-245-7274.

Alternatives to MBS Direct

Rio's Bookstore and MBS Direct are great.  But there are other options to getting textbooks

Reserve Materials in Davis Library at Circulation Desk

Davis Library Circulation Desk.

Sometimes the Book Store or professors will put textbooks on Reserve at Davis Library's Circulation Desk as a service to students.  Generally, these things must be returned in two hours and stay in the Library.


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OhioLINK Electronic Book Center.  Use and read online books on any device, anywhere, anytime.  "Connect" through the title record.  Use the "Search This Book" feature to find specific information quickly.  See our Find eBooks LibGuide.

Off Campus Access:

1.  Choose the "Off Campus" Link.

2. Select Institution: University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College.

3. Enter Your First and Last Name.

4. Your Student ID Number is an "s" followed by your Student ID (Example: s300123456).

5. If you need a Library PIN: It is the last four digits of your Social Security Number (Example: 1234).

WorldCat - Borrow Books Owned by Libraries Around the World

WorldCat logo.Use Traditional Interlibrary Loan Services to order books that may take one to two weeks to arrive in Davis Library.

Google Books

Google Books

Read books, download them, and cite them. Some books are provided by publishers, while others are scanned as part of the Library Project.

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