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Can't find what you're looking for in the Library Discovery tool? We have a variety of book lending options with libraries local and worldwide through our interlibrary loan system, easyBorrow

From the library home page, click on WorldCat to search a worldwide catalog of library resources.           

Requesting your items in WorldCat is easy-- just click on Request this item


Is your book owned by the Brown library but checked out? Not to worry. A Request link will appear next to the status of the book if it is checked out. Simply click on this link to request the book through easyBorrow.



If you are searching in a database such as Avery Index, click on the FindIt! link and you will be directed to easyArticle, where you can easily request a pdf of the article from another library:

Be sure to allow extra time to receive resources from easyBorrowYou'll get an email when your books arrive.

Searching for Scholarly Material

The Library Discovery Tool is a great place to start casting your net. Use the Discovery Tool Search Box to look for books, articles, media, journals and databases from a single keyword search.

Library Search Bar

A keyword search will turn up two results screens. On the left side are books, ebooks, and archival material, and on the right side are a variety of subscription holdings, including journal articles.

Books+ and Articles result screen