Learn about our search tools and when to use them.
- IUCAT searches the Library's collection of books, journals. multimedia, and government documents.
- EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) searches our collection of articles, books, periodicals, and mulitmedia. EDS includes results from IUCAT and most of our online library databases.
- A-Z Databases lists all library databases. The list can be searched by name or filtered by subject area or database type.
- Scholarly E-Journals lists academic journals in our collection. Browse by subject or search by title.
- Journal and E-Book Locator searches our collection of e-journals and e-books.
Guidance for searching
- Finding articles and books: To find articles and books, you will need to use the library catalog and databases.
- Finding primary sources: To find primary sources-such as manuscripts, diaries, maps, data sets, and audiovisual materials-you may need to use specific databases and search tools.
- Understanding call numbers: To locate physical materials in the library, you will need to use their call numbers. Learn how to read the call number systems we use.