Library Services

Welcome to Merit University Library

The Merit University Library’s mission is to meet the informational, educational, and research needs of its students, faculty and staff. A variety of services and resources are available including electronic databases, books, journals/periodicals, and an online catalog. 

Our library maintains learning resources on-site to support and enrich the curricula of the university. Click the link below to explore MU’s Library Catalog, a listing of books found on campus. 

MU Online Library

MU provides online library resources through our subscription with the Library and Information Resources Network (LIRN). Students can access our online library resources 24/7.

Through LIRN, The MU Online Library provides students with millions of peer-reviewed and full-text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, e-books, podcasts, audio, and video resources to support their academic studies from various academic databases, eLibrary, Open Access Resources and more. The online library and other resources are more than sufficient to meet the instructional needs for students and instructors.

Students can find the LIRN login details in the course syllabus and Student Portal (Populi).

Students can find all the resources below through MU Online Library


  • ABI/INFORM Collection
  • ABI/INFORM Dateline
  • ABI/INFORM Global
  • ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
  • Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection
  • Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database
  • Arts & Humanities Database
  • Asian & European Business Collection
  • Biological Science Database
  • Business Market Research Collection
  • Career & Technical Education Database
  • Computer Science Database
  • Education Database
  • Engineering Database
  • Environmental Science Database

Gale Cengage

  • Gale Directory Library
  • Gale eBooks

Open Access Resources

  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.
  • ERIC
    Provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research and information. Includes bibliographic records (citations, abstracts, and other pertinent data) for more than 1.4 million items indexed since 1966, including: journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers, and other education related materials. Currently, more than 650 journals are indexed in ERIC either comprehensively (full content) or selectively (articles that are education-related). Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Library Hours of Operation

Closed during quarter breaks and holiday breaks

Monday through Thursday  10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday  10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.