TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University


Frequently Asked Questions


1. Books, Finding them

2. Help for Off Campus Access

3. Hours


5. Library Card, Obtaining One

6. Magazines or journals, Finding them


8.  Renewing materials


1. You can check the Truman State University Library Catalog by title or author to find a specific book.

2. Help for Off-Campus Access

3. Hours

4. LANCE is a portion or cluster of MOBIUS.  The following six colleges and
     universities work together in the LANCE cluster of MOBIUS.   They are:  Truman
     State University; Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine; Linn State Technical
      College; Moberly Area Community College; Hannibal-LaGrange College; and
     Culver-Stockton College.

5.  Library card

6. You can check JournalFinder by journal title to find a specific magazine or journal.

7. MOBIUS (Missouri Bibliographic Information User System) is a consortium of 63
      Missouri college and university libraries.  The primary objectives of MOBIUS are:

       a) Create a central catalog of all the collections of the member libraries.  These
            total more than 14 million items.

        b) Provide for borrowing these materials with a statewide delivery service.


8. You can renew materials without coming to the library.  Here is how to do it.

        Click on My Library Account on the library main page (

                  Type in your name

                  Type in your Campus ID Number (which is the 9 digit number under your name on your ID

                   Add tsu to the end of your Campus ID Number

                   Type in your PIN number. The PIN can be any alpha-numeric string, 4 to 30 characters.

                Click on  "Items currently checked out"

                   Click in the boxes for the items that you want to renew.

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