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Help using the catalog and finding books.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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If We Don't Own A Book

When you can not find the book you are looking for in the library's catalog, then search WorldCat to locate the book.  Use the interlibrary loan link to request a book.

  • Interlibrary Loan
    Go here to request books or journal articles the library does not own.


Catalog Search



If you are looking for BOOKS Search the Catalog

  • Go to:

  • Select a search option from the menu (Author, Title, etc.)

  • Enter your search terms and then click on the Search button.

  • Depending on how specific your search was, you may arrive at a single item record or come to a list of items. To see a specific item record, click on the blue hyperlink from the list of items.

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