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Use the PSU Library - For High School Students Not Enrolled at PSU: Search for Books

Start in the PSUWorldCat Catalog...

 The PSU Catalog search box  is conveniently located in the middle of the PSU Library homepage.

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On the results page, there is a drop down next to your search terms.  Select PSU Library and search again.

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Scroll down the list of results to locate the floor location and the call number of the book:

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Maps to the 5 floors of the PSU Library will get you to the general location.

Having trouble finding a book ? Ask at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) for assistance.

PSU Library Catalog - Books

Results include both print and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and the Summit Libraries.

Once you have a book...

Once you have a book you can read it in the library or scan as many pages as you want.

Scanners on the 1st and 2nd floors of the library allows you to email your scan to yourself, or to save your scan on your USB drive.

If you have questions about scanning ask at one of the help desks in the library.

Check out the list of Passport Libraries to see if your public library is on it - if it is you can use your public library card to check out books from the PSU library. 

If you are a high school student, you can get a PSU library card for a yearly fee. Ask at the Circulation Desk on the first floor.