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BruKnow: The New Brown Library Catalog

This guide will give you an introduction to BruKnow and answer some common questions about the new system.

Interlibrary Loan

You can also access our Interlibrary Loan services through BruKnow. Just use the Interlibrary Loan option at the top of the page to learn what your options are.


                Text Box: BruKnow Databases and Journals search

OR: If you have looked up a title in our catalog and it's checked out to someone else or otherwise unavailable, you can easily request a copy from another library right in the catalog record. Just click on Request via easyBorrow.

                Text Box: BruKnow Interlibrary Loan link


Searching Beyond Brown in BruKnow

If you'd like to expand your search to include materials that are not available at Brown, such as books in other library collections, carry out your search, then click on the Expand My Results box.


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The material we don't have in our collection will say either "Check for Available Services" or "No Online Access."


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When you click on the record, you'll see the option to Request via easyBorrow.


Text Box: BruKnow Request via easyBorrow