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Biology Research Guide

How to search for textbooks

Search for textbooks through the library's catalog by title and/or author or through the textbook reserve page.

 

If your textbook is not available through the library, consider one of the following options:

 

For other assigned course materials that are not required textbooks, search course reserves.

Ways to Find Books

Start by searching the local collection, but if we don't own what you are looking for, explore other ways to request it from other regional and national libraries.

  • Search Library Catalog – Search to find books, videos, audio, and other materials in our collection.

  • Find E-Books – Instantly borrow electronic books that the Library subscribes to.

  • Request From Connect NY – Borrow books from a consortium of academic libraries in New York. Books generally delivered in 3-6 business days. You need a current Le Moyne ID card to initiate a request for a book.

  • Request From Interlibrary Loan – Order books (and journal articles) not found in Le Moyne's catalog or in Connect NY.

  • Search Worldcat – Search to see what libraries beyond our region have a copy of the book. It is good way to get complete citation information about the item that you need in filling out your Interlibrary Loan request.

Still unsure about where to start? Ask Us!