TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Ask-A-Librarian

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions:

1. Books, Finding them

2. Help for Off Campus Access

3. Hours

4. LANCE

5. Library Card, Obtaining One

6. Magazines or journals, Finding them

7.  MOBIUS

8.  Renewing materials
 
 

Answers:

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 (http://library.truman.edu)

                  Type in your name

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

                   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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