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The main book collection contains over 300,000 volumes, including over 21,000 electronic books, 61,000 microforms, 8,000 audio-visual items and more than 1,600 journal subscriptions that include many full-text computer file titles. The Mossey Library also subscribes to over 20 local, state, national and international print newspapers and hundreds more are available electronically.
In addition to the main study and research collections, the Mossey Library also contains a number of rare and special holdings, including the Ludwig von Mises, Russell Kirk, Richardson Heritage and Richard Weaver collections. Early American Imprints 1639-1800 (Evans) and Western Americana collections are available in microform. These collections are supplemented by more than 30 million items available from over 3,000 institutional members of the OCLC library cooperative.
Hillsdale College is the place Ludwig von Mises chose in his will to be the recipient of his personal library. This important collection of materials related to business and economics is housed in the Ludwig von Mises Room in the Mossey Library and is available to Hillsdale faculty and students.
The Richardson Heritage Room, with its collection of rare- and first-edition books offers the students the opportunity for quiet study in a remarkably beautiful setting. Click here for a bibliography of the collection! (don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader? Download it here.)