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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:‚Äč

  • In the main search box on the library home page, click on: Advanced Search
  •  Click the pull-down menu in the Search box (defaults to CATQuest) and select: Library Catalog
  • Type in your search terms.
  • If you'd like to limit your search results to online books, on the left side of the Results page, under "Availability",  click on: Online Resources and under "Resource Type", click on: Books.

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.
  • You can limit to e-books by doing the following from the keyword search screen:
    •  Enter your search terms.

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

    •  Press: Search.

      NOTE: To access an e-book from off-campus, 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