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Catalog Search and Information

You can search the UMRC's collection of over 5,000 resources at any time with the searchable, online catalog!

Click here to go to the search page.

Search info

Search for resources by typing a keyword in the title, description, author, or publisher fields or by using the drop-down menus in the media type, subject, heading, or age group fields.

To see the search results in abbreviated form (titles only), change the display option from detailed to brief.

Be sure to 'Clear Form' between searches.

If you have problems finding resources using the catalog or have suggestions for making it easier to use, please contact the director.

Shopping Cart

When you find a resource you want to borrow, add it to your shopping cart.

To 'check out,' complete the form which includes your contact information and the dates you'd like to have each resource. When you click the 'submit request' button, your request will be e-mailed to the UMRC.
Please note: Your request is not confirmed until you are contacted saying that your requested items are available.

Resources may also be requested by sending an e-mail to umrc@igrc.org or by calling 217-529-2744.


Not sure what curriculum to purchase? The UMRC has many samples of United Methodist and Presbyterian curriculum available for preview.  You can search for items in the online catalog OR click on the graphics below for information on the wide variety of titles being published, then contact the director to see if samples of a particular title are in the UMRC collection.




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Phone: 217-529-2744, Email:umrc@igrc.org or jstone@igrc.org