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Browsing Books | Children's Book Collection | Ciszek Catholic Spirituality
Cujé Milwaukee Music | Manresa Collection | Funding Information Center
Recorded Literature | Reference | Special Collections & University
| Video Collections

Browsing Books

This collection offers a wide range of current fiction, poetry, biography, and popular books on contemporary social issues. Located on the second floor of Raynor Library, they are available for short-term loan (3 weeks).

Children's Book Collection

The Children's Book Collection, located on the 3rd floor of Memorial Library overlooking the Opus Bridge, spans the range of subjects and reading levels. The Collection supports the curricular and research needs of the College of Education, with early readers to young adult books.

Ciszek Catholic Spirituality

The Ciszek Catholic Spirituality is a wide-ranging collection of books and videos. It includes Catholic devotional literature, meditations, prayer books, catechisms, lives of the saints, apologetics, conversion stories, and works on vocation.

Cujé Milwaukee Music

The Cujé Collection consists of music recorded by artists in the Milwaukee area. Materials include compact discs, cassettes, phonodiscs, videos and related items.

Funding Information Center

This collection, adjacent to the Reference Collection on the first floor of Raynor Library, provides current information to the fund-seeking public (primarily non-profit organizations), and to those doing research on private foundations, philanthropy, and more. The MU Libraries’ Funding Information Center is part of the cooperating collections program of the Foundation Center (NYC).

Manresa Collection

Located on the second level of Raynor, the Manresa Collection is devoted to Christian diversity for exploring Christian spiritual life, including vocation, Christian discipleship, and leadership.

Recorded Literature

A collection of spoken-word, long-playing phonograph records containing poetry, drama, and other literary works.


Reference Collection

The Reference Collection, comprising most of the first floor of Raynor Library, includes such materials as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, guides, indexing and abstracting services, etc.  Used as a starting point for research or for quick look-ups of information, the collection serves all disciplines, from basic to research levels.

Special Collections & University Archives

The Department of Special Collections and University Archives houses manuscripts, rare books, and Marquette University records including administrative files, publications, photographs, films, and papers of faculty and alumni.

Their largest collections are:

Video Collections

The Libraries house both video and DVD collections, from instructional videos to documentaries to contemporary popular films, as well as provide access to streaming videos. Items are listed in MarqCat and may be checked out from the Reserve and Media Services Desk on the lower level of Raynor Library.