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Morse Department

Basic Guide to Locating Materials from Special Collections & University Archives


Many of the Morse Department's materials are published works. These are included in K-State Libraries' online discovery tool, Search It.

The Search It Box


  • Searches from this box are only keyword searches (no distinction between author, title, etc.).
  • Search It simultaneously searches K-State Libraries' physical holdings and most of its online collections, including millions of articles and electronic books
  • To access this interface, navigate to K-State Libraries' home page: http://www.lib.k-state.edu/ 

Search It Special Collections

Search It box showing a search for cookery

Step 1. To locate materials in Special Collections, enter your search term.

Search Results

Step 2. Change the tab at the top to "K-State Libraries Only." Once you have the preliminary results, limit search by location.  Click on "More options."

Limiting a search

Step 3.  Limit search to Special Collections and University Archives.

Complete results

That's It!  This search yielded 2,121 results located in the Morse Department, 506 Hale Library.