Library Services for Online Students


Students have access to the library’s resources through the library’s website, email, phone conversations, and an online chat service. In addition, if you are in town, stop by to see us.

Contact Us

Main #:          325-793-4692
Reference#   325-793-4683

How we can help:

  • Guided research assistance by phone, email, or chat.
  • Access to databases, electronic journals and eBooks, 24/7, through the library website using your email username and password.
  • Your login to databases from off campus, is your McMurry email username and password.
  • If you need print material, you can request a book on interlibrary loan through your local library or arrange with our Reference Librarian, Keith Waddle.
  • 24/7 Reference Help in Chat Now!

Search Our Library

  • Library Books – Search for books and library materials located in the shared online
    catalog of the ALC libraries -MCM, HSU, ACU, HPU and the Abilene Public Library. Choose McMurry as your library.
  • Multi-Search – searches all of the databases, online catalog, eBooks and eJournals at one time.

Featured Databases

  • Journal Finder– use to see if we carry print or digital access to specific journals. You can also search by subject or database.

Explore All External Databases

  • Use the Search Box or:
    • Scroll down to find databases by subject/discipline area.
  • Scroll down Multi-Subject Databases and Database Collections for our multi-disciplinary databases.
  • Interlibrary loans:
    • You can request Inter-Library Loan’s (ILL’s) of books or articles through your local library or through McMurry using WorldCat or Multi-Search to make requests. Contact our reference librarian, for assistance.
  • TexShare Cards
    • If you are located in Texas, you may request a TexShare card. This card allows you to check out two books at a time from your local participating University Libraries.
    • Contact us for further information.

Tutorials for Databases are found under How do I Search…? on the webpage sidebar.

We are here to help!