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Summer Library Hours

Mon - Thurs             8:00am -- 9:00pm
Friday                       8:00am -- 4:00pm
Saturday                  CLOSED
Sunday                    12:00pm -- 6:00pm




Welcome to Mount Mercy University and Busse Library! 

This guide is designed to assist students in portal courses.

To access many of our databases, you need to Activate your Library Account. After activating your account, you can sign on to the databases in this LibGuide, using your ID number as your username.

For further information about the library's services or research assistance, please contact Kristy Raine, the library consultant for all portal classes.

Search the Busse Library Catalog

Login and Password are both: 123456789


Ebsco databases
Limit Your Results
Login: mountmercy
Password: campus

Google Scholar

Subject Guide

Kristy Raine
(319) 368-6465
(On campus) x 1246


Busse Library now has a subscription to RefWorks, citation manager software. RefWorks is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store, generate, and share citations and bibliographies. APA, MLA, and Chicago styles are all supported. You will need to create your personal RefWorks account. Go to

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