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Students Studying Abroad: A Library Guide

A guide to the UVM Libraries for study abroad students

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 studying abroad. ***

For detailed information about this service, read:

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery

Note: UVM Libraries cannot send you physical copies of books while you are abroad.

Search the UVM Libraries' E-Book Collection

1) From the Advanced Search screen in CATQuest, follow these instructions: (results will include U.S. government electronic publications):
a) Select: Library Catalog from the top pull-down menu that defaults to CATQuest
b) Enter your search terms
c)  From your results page, look at the facets on the left.
d) Under resource type, select:  Books
    Under quick limits, select: Online resources
e) You will see these limits as Active filters; your search results will reflect this.



a) Search in the Classic Library Catalog.
b) Click on the Guided Keyword tab to get to the keyword search screen.
c) Enter your search terms.
c) Click the pull-down menu to limit by LOCATION --> select: E-Books.
d) 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).

Getting help

There are a variety of ways to get help from the UVM Libraries while off campus or abroad.  Have a question?  Please ask us!

Ask a question to a Subject Specialist.

Ask a question about library resources and services through our e-mail reference service.

Use our Ask A Librarian chat service below to ask a question.