Textbook Resources

Print textbooks in the general collection

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A required printed text (in either a current or previous version) may be in the Library’s collection. Search the catalog by title and author and compare dates and version numbers.  These books may have been purchased or donated.

Suggestions for additional textbooks can be made through your subject liaison

Searching for print volumes of textbooks

Whenever searching the online catalog, make sure to check the location and status of the item to see if it is available.  You can use CHAT for quick help, or stop by Access Services if you're in the Library. 

These items can be checked out for longer than reserve items.  See our loan periods for more details.

Print textbooks on reserve


Faculty members frequently place personal copies and/or Library copies of textbooks on reserve.To see if your textbook is on reserve look here.

Here is a list of selected textbooks on reserve. 

Reserves circulate for anywhere from three hours to 7 days to allow the maximum number of students to use the material.

There is a free scanner and a photocopier which takes Express and cash to use in the Information Commons.