Textbooks and Course Materials

Need help finding affordable textbooks and other assigned course materials? Check your syllabus or Canvas to find more details on what's required. You might be able to access what you need at no cost through the library.

Use Library Search to find books and articles

  • Use Library Catalog Search to look for a required book by title, author, or ISBN. We often have multiple editions of course-related books available in print and online formats.

  • Use Library Articles Search to find scholarly journal and newspaper articles, book chapters, and other content.

If you’re looking for supplemental reading or want to discover similar titles, check out databases such as AccessMedicine, Project Muse, and the Springer English/International eBook Collection, which allow you to browse online books by subject area.

Find materials on course reserve

Instructors sometimes put required books, coursepacks, and other items on course reserve. These printed items are intended for the whole class to access, and are available to you for short-term checkout.

See how to find out if you have materials available.

Are you an engineering student? Find out which required and supplemental engineering textbooks are currently available online.

Request materials from another library 

If we don’t have the exact item you need, we might be able to get it for you through interlibrary loan

We’ll borrow it from another library and have it ready for you to pick up at no cost to you. 

Ask a specialist for help

We can help you locate materials, identify copies with unlimited access, and more. Find your specialist.

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