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Library Catalog

old fashioned library card catalog         Search for books, ebooks, DVDs and print journals in the Detroit Mercy Library Catalog

           ( Click here for help finding a book on the shelf.)

Searching the Catalog

To find books in the UDM Libraries, start at the library homepage.  

Type "sports reporting" into the search box in the center of the page.

search box with the words sports reporting typed in to search

Note that the first book is available in the library stacks.

Book record with Stacks and Call number circled

Click on the title for more information on the book, including the publisher and publication date.

catalog record for a book with the title, Contemporary sports reporting, circled

Scroll down, and click on the author to find more books by the same author, or click on a subject to find more books on the same subject.

Catalog record with the author's name, which is a link, and subject, sports reporting, which is also a link, circled

Click on the quotation mark icon to create a citation that you can cut and paste into your Bibliography or Works Cited list.

catalog record showing tools in the upper right corner, including a quotiation marks icon, which is circled

 Choose the citation style on the left.

catalog record showing an A P A citation for the book and other citation style options





Citing Books and Book Chapters

Remember to give credit to the original source when you use someone else's work or idea, whether you use a direct quote or paraphrase.  Most style guides require some form of citation in the text of your paper as well as at the end in a bibliography or list of references.

owl logoPurdue Online Writing Center (OWL): The Purdue OWL offers detailed instructions and examples of how to write and cite in MLA or APA format.


citation machine logoCitation Machine: A free, quick, and easy to use citation generator that work for APA, Chicago, and MLA styles.


ProQuest RefWorks logoRefWorks: Use RefWorks to keep track of the articles you find as you do your library research, and use it again as you write to format your entire paper, inserting quotations and creating a list of references at the end.

McN Campus Library Directory


Collection (Shelving Location) Floor
  • Reference and Ready Reference
  • Career Collection
  • Video and DVD Collection
  • Reserves (Check Out Desk)
  • Microfiche and Microfilm
  • Michigan Core Collection (Ask at the Research Desk)
  • Archives (Ask at the Research Desk
  • Scanners, printers, binding
      Main Level
  • Government Documents
  • Theses and Dissertations
  • Oversize Books
      Lower Level
  • Architecture (NA call numbers)
  • Juvenile Collection
  • K-12 Collection

      2nd Floor--                     Bargman Room

    • Call numbers A - DF
    • Call numbers DG - Z
  • .
  • 2nd Floor
  • Lower Level