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IELP Library Guide for Student Research: Search for Books & Videos

Find Books at the PSU Library

Search the PSU Library catalog for books. When you find a pertinent book with a green Available at PSU Library shelves link, select it or the title link for the full record. Write down the location and call number. To locate the call number on a floor map, select the link, View Map. Check out the book at the 1st floor Circulation Desk.

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Request a Summit Book from the PSU Library Catalog

If you see a red Find & Request link with a book that you are interested in, select it to see if the book is available through Summit, a partnership of academic libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

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Find and Use eBooks : Finding eBooks Library Guide

Streaming Videos


Narrow the search results to show available eBooks by selecting Available at PSU and eBooks. Then click Online Access to navigate to the full text ebook. 

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