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The Center for Dewey Studies is located in the Morris Library on the Basement Level. After entering the library, head down one level and look for signs pointing towards the Center. (N.B. the "Dewey Books" refer to books catalogued using the Dewey Decimal System created by Melvil Dewey and have nothing directly to do with John Dewey.) The room number of the Center is 0044.

The Center provides access to various published and archival materials by and about John Dewey. From the Center or the SIU network, you will be able to access The Collected Works of John Dewey (paper or electronic), the The Correspondence of John Dewey, 1858-2011 (Comprehensive Edition), and The Class Lectures of John Dewey (2nd Release). The Center also houses various archival materials. The Center houses thousands of secondary works about Dewey, the titles of which can be found in the Works About Dewey.  The Center also has audio/visual media, photographs, biographical and bibliographical materials, and newspaper articles that deal with Dewey's life and work. 

Dewey's papers, original versions of his manuscripts, his professional library, photographs, and memorabilia are housed in the Special Collections Research Center at Morris Library on the SIUC campus. If you would like to view items in Special Collections during your visit, you will need to contact Special Collections for an appointment. Visit the Special Collections website.

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