U-M Library Search is a search interface that allows you to search across several information categories curated by the Library. You use this interface to find items that the Library owns or subscribes to, such as:
Many of the Library's online resources are discoverable and accessible through Library Search.
The starting point is the Everything search, which allows you to input search terms in a single search box and to display a small number of results from:
You can switch to see a specific category of results by clicking the category name below the search box either before you start your search or once results display. Note: Library Search works best with Safari, Chrome, and Firefox browsers.
Please note: Mirlyn Classic will be retired during the summer (2021).
Library Catalog Search searches the same data that is searched through Mirlyn Classic (an earlier version of the catalog search engine), but is designed to allow one to more easily discover related content in our libraries.
While the Library Catalog Search and Mirlyn Classic search the same data, each is designed to search differently and offers different functionality. Here are a few tips for choosing which version to use:
Library Catalog Search works well for:
Mirlyn Classic works well for: