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 Library (Carter G. Woodson Library)


**The Library is providing virtual services during Summer Session 2020**

Library Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am - 6pm
 Contact us by email at: with any questions  

For questions about electronic resources, please email Fumilayo Tyehimba-Rufai,

For reference questions or instruction requests, please email Tamara Townsend,

Looking for Virtual Resources and eTextbooks? Check out our LibGuide    
Library Mission            

The Carter G. Woodson Library serves students of all levels and disciplines and prepares students for utilizing information through databases, books, and periodicals. Its technological approach to library support enables students to effectively perform data-driven and evidence-based research for their courses.                                                                                                                                      

Library Resources

The Library offers electronic databases, e-books, print and other resources to support the academic work of students, faculty, and staff as well as individual and group library and information literacy instruction.                                  

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Nov. 16, 2017, Important notice!    The Ebsco and Alexander Street databases are not working with Internet Explorer or MS Edge. They work correctly with Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.       

Library Databases (Arranged by subject areas)

Library Databases (Alphabetic order with descriptions)

Public Databases (Alphabetic order with descriptions)

Government Databases (Alphabetic order with descriptions) 



Library Subject Guides         
The Library Subject Guides (LibGuides) were created by our Librarians to assist our students, faculty, and staff with their research needs. In addition to providing links and tutorials on using the Library and its resources, you can also use LibGuides for recommendations on finding books, academic journals, Library databases, and reliable web pages in various disciplines. We are working on adding new guides.

MXC Library Subject Guides


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Contact Information

(312) 850-7244
(312) 850-7249
1900 W. Jackson Blvd.
Room 2300
Chicago , IL 60612
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The MXC Library will provide virtual services during the following hours:
Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


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Library Forms

​​Library Interlibrary loan formfLibrary Interlibrary Loan (pdf)
Library Instruction Request
Library Instruction Evaluation Form
Reserve request

Library Policies​

Library Policies (pdf)
Classification for Sound Recordings
Library of Congress Classification (Full Schedule)
LOC Outline