Raynor Memorial Libraries offers more than 1.8 million volumes, hundreds of research databases, computer access, laptops on loan, a multimedia
collection, group study spaces, 24-hour access and library staff members who help researchers from around the world.
The Beaumier Conference Center in Raynor Memorial Libraries provides meeting spaces for university academic and administrative needs. Located on the lower
level of Raynor library, the center can accommodate events ranging from small meetings to larger conferences (up to 120 persons).
This collection provides current information to the fund-seeking public (primarily non-profit organizations), and to those doing research on private
foundations, philanthropy, and more. The MU Libraries’ Funding Information Center is part of the cooperating collections program of the Foundation Center
The Writing Center is housed in Raynor Library, but is administratively separate. It offers one-to-one tutoring to all Marquette students, staff, and faculty
on all kinds of writing projects, from first year English papers to graduate theses, from history papers to personal statements for law school.
Manuscripts, rare books, and historic university records are preserved in the Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Many important
materials have been digitized, but with over 50 million items most materials are accessed in the Francis Paul Prucha,
S.J., Archives Reading Room, located on the third floor of the Raynor Library.
The Libraries offer several unique print and digital collections including Browsing, Children’s Books, Ciszek Catholic Spirituality, e-Archives,
e-Scholarship, Funding Information Center, Jean Cujé, Milwaukee Music, and a Manresa Christian Diversity collection.