General Research Resources:

Search for books:

SabreCat (search for books at Marian University's library)

WorldCat (search for books from other libraries)

Also, try browsing through the library's print reference source collection to learn about your topic and find other sources


Search for articles:

Academic Search Premier*
The leading scholarly resource found in many academic institutions worldwide, this comprehensive, multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals.

Wisconsin's online library contains a variety of both academic and non-academic resources.

Britannica Academic Edition 
Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provide a variety of reliable sources.

Credo Reference
Easy to use research tool searches hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images.

EBSCOhost Databases
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO.

Google Scholar
Bibliographic information and citations for scholarly literature from many disciplines and also free access to some full text articles.

MasterFile Premier*
Provides full text for magazines, reference books, primary source documents, also image collection, photos, maps, flags, etc.

OmniFile Full Text Online
Comprehensive, full-text research across a variety of disciplines including applied sciences, art, education, humanities, law, social sciences, technology, etc

Oxford Reference Online
Cross-searchable encyclopedia entries covering a wide variety of academic subjects.

*=Access available through BadgerLink

Search for newspapers:

Use the news sources in our Newspapers pathfinder.


Search for websites:

 Use search engines to search the Internet for general facts and information to learn more about your topic before searching for scholarly sources.


Popular search engine which allows advanced search features.

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Need help finding sources or using library resources?

Visit the Reference and Research Services page to learn how to contact us with questions.


Ordering materials not found in Marian University's library:

Visit the Interlibrary Loan page to make an interlibrary loan request.


Accessing library resources and services from off-campus:

Use of the library's resources from off-campus by students, faculty and staff requires login information. For instructions on how to login from off-campus, visit the Off-Campus Access page.

1 to 3 Ratio

Fun Fact

Marian has a male to female ratio of 1:3 (Source: Marian University Office of Institutional Research, June 2014).

Campus Info

Marian University
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699


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