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Research & Resources

Items in our collections can be searched using the online catalog and can be checked out at the service desk. Our friendly staff are happy to help in any way we can, so come on by the CRC and pay us a visit.

Education Guides

Librarian-prepared Subject and Course guides are a great way to discover resources for your research needs.


Librarian-prepared lists of library-owned books and other materials by topic, genre, award, time period, etc. can be useful to discovery resources for your research needs.

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CRC Collections

Collections within the Dr. Ernie Bond CRC number around 20,000 items and can be search by collection using the SU Library Catalog.

The CRC collections are mostly print materials and including picture, board, novels, oversized, transitional, classics, diaries, texts, Horn books, and early readers. The bulk of our print collections date from 1950 to the present, with earlier works (1800-1950) located primarily in our History of American Literacy Collection (HALC). We also have substantial Puppet and Musical Instrument Collections.

Genres in the CRC Collections include picture books, fantasy, horror, fiction, historical fiction, realistic fiction, mystery, folklore, biography, comics, graphic novels, poetry, science fiction, and non-fiction.