Make Musselman Library your lunchtime -- or anytime -- destination! All Gettysburg College employees have access to Musselman Library's print and electronic resources. View the library's hours or read about our borrowing policies.
Looking for something fun to read? Visit the Browsing Room on the library's Main Level to check out the latest in popular fiction and non-fiction. Or visit our stacks (located on the Lower Level, and on Levels 2 and 3) to check out any book in our collection using your College ID. You can also use the library's catalog, MUSCAT Plus, to find items and then request them using our Muss-To-Go service:
Save yourself time and trouble by requesting items and letting us pull them for you. We'll check your requests out to you and put them on the Muss-To-Go shelf near the Check Out desk. You'll get an email when your items are ready for pickup-- you can just grab and go! Here’s how to do it:
We also subscribe to streaming video databases accessible on campus or remotely using your network login. The Films Online guide provides descriptions and links to online streaming resources.
All films from streaming platforms have been loaded into MUSCAT Plus, the library's catalog, for your searching pleasure. To pick out the streaming option from your search results, look for the "Available Online" link below the title in your results.
Visit our Browsing Periodicals section located to the right of the main entrance on the Main Level of the library to see the latest issues of popular magazines. If you don't have time to physically visit the library, you can still search and access many of the publications the library subscribes to online, such as Consumer Reports. Or view and download entire issues of magazines via Flipster. View newspapers online as well; we have the Gettysburgian from 1897 to 2010 and the Gettysburg Times from 1909 to 1 month ago. Search for a journal or magazine title using our Find a Journal feature in MUSCAT Plus. If you have any questions, just ask a librarian!
OverDrive provides access to a selection of popular fiction and nonfiction ebook titles.
It is compatible with Kindle and other e-readers, as well as a variety of mobile and non-mobile devices, using Libby app.
Gettysburg College employees have unlimited access to NYTimes.com content from 1981-present.
FIRST TIME USERS:
Visit the NYTimes Group Pass FAQ page for more details.
Gettysburg College also has unlimited access to WSJ.com:
First Time Users:
Visit our Wall Street Journal FAQ page for more details.
Gettysburg College has access to the daily Washington Post (coverage back 15 years).
Visit our Washington Post FAQ page for more details.
Looking for other newspapers online? Visit our News Resource Guide to search for newspapers in our many databases. Or, you can search for a newspaper by title in the Find a Journal feature of MUSCAT Plus.
Have you been planning for years to research your family's genealogy but didn't know where to start? Try a search on Ancestry Library Edition. For some tips on how to navigate Ancestry, visit the Ancestry Library Edition guide.
Was your family in the military? Search military records on Fold3. The Fold3 Library Edition guide has lots of tips and information about using this resource.
Now is the time to document your family history. Let us help by providing the resources you need. Musselman Library also subscribes to newspaper databases that could help; view the many published sources here: News Sources.