Search the PSU Library Catalog: Search for Books

Search for books at the PSU Library


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book location Library Catalog

Requesting Books from Other Libraries

If the item you’re looking for isn’t available at the PSU Library, you might see a Request from Other Libraries option that will allow you to request a physical copy or, if it's a book, a PDF of an individual chapter.  

  • First, sign in to the catalog to enable the request function;
  • If the item is not available from our library, you can click the Request button for the physical copy or chapter PDF under Request from Other Libraries;
  • The system will automatically prioritize fastest delivery;
  • When your request has been filled, you will be notified by PSU email.

Renew Online with My Library Accounts!

Do you need to renew a book, or check the status of an interlibrary loan request? 

Visit My Accounts to check on the status of your materials and renew items.

My accounts on the library homepage

Find Books and Ebooks in the Library Catalog Video

Request a Book from the Library Catalog

If a print book is either checked out or not in the PSU Library collection, you can request the book from another library. Be sure to sign in to see your request options! 

request from other libraries option for book

Search for Books Using Subject Links

Search for books on your topic by using keywords, then select the title of the book and find the Details. The Subjects links lead to other relevant books on this topic.

subject links under details