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Student Athletes: A Library Guide

Searching the Library Catalog

The library provides 2 interfaces to search the library catalog for books.

1) CATQuest is a search engine that provides information about, and access to a wide variety of materials from the UVM Libraries and beyond.

To search the Library Catalog using CATQuest:

  • In the main search box on the library home page, click on: Advanced Search
  • On the right side of the Advanced Search screen, click the pull-down menu in the Search box (defaults to CATQuest) and select: Library Catalog

2) Classic Library Catalog is a search interface that searches books, journal titles (not articles), microfilm collections, audiovisual materials, and U.S. documents (1976->) owned by UVM.

  • Use the Guided Keyword search option to search by topic for materials in the UVM Libraries.

Search the UVM Libraries' E-Book Collection

1) Search in the Classic Library Catalog.

2) Click on the Guided Keyword tab to get to the keyword search screen.

3) Enter your search terms.

4) Click the pull-down menu to limit by LOCATION --> select: E-Books.

5) Press: Search.

NOTE: To access an e-book, FIRST make sure you are set up for remote access to library resources(see instructions on right).

Need a book section from the UVM Libraries?

*** The UVM Libraries Interlibrary Loan Department WILL create PDFs and electronically send you selected chapters from books that we own, while you are away from campus. ***

For detailed information about this service, and to place a request:

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery