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How do I find books?

Getting Started

To find books at the UChicago Library, use:

If books are not at UChicago, use:

If the book is not available via UBorrow or Borrow Direct, request it via interlibrary loan using:

Finding Books Using the Library Catalog

Catalog quick search feature on the Library's website.To find books at the University of Chicago Library, begin with the Catalog. You can quickly access the Catalog from the front page of the Library's website.  Enter your search terms and select the type of search you would like to use.

Additional features, including an advanced keyword search with limits by format and language, are available by using the full catalog interface.

The video below describes some of key search features of the new Catalog interface.

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