McCain Library and Archives is home to the University Libraries Special Collections Department. This includes one of the leading children's literature collections in the United States, the de Grummond Collection.
Nature (London) is a weekly science journal that is considered to be one of the cornerstones of scientific discovery and writing. It has been in continuous publication since November 4, 1869. Cook Library has print copies from 1869 to 2005 and online access for more recent issues.