Other libraries

University of Pittsburgh Library
To search PittCat+

PITTCat+ is the online library catalog for all the libraries within the University of Pittsburgh Library System.
To search PittCat Classic

PittCat is the library's online catalog for books, videos, microforms, government publications, dissertations, and sound recordings held by the University of Pittsburgh Libraries. PittCat also contains titles of periodicals. You will not find articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers.
To borrow books

Get a Special Borrower’s Card

For the list of libraries you can borrow from and other additional information see Special Library Card Borrowing Regulations

To use online databases

You need to go to one of the following libraries:

Bevier Engineering LibraryHillman Library, or Langley Library. Ask for guest user ID and password at a circulation desk and be prepared to show your CMU ID card. A total of 7 simultaneous logins are allowed: one login at Langley, two at Bevier Engineering and four at Hillman. Bring a flash drive for easy download of information.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
To search CLP
To borrow books
To use online databases

Research Resources provides a list of all databases and which of those you can remotely log into using your CLP library barcode number. If remote login isn't possible, you’ll need to go to the library for access.

To borrow books

Request materials via your institution using ILLiad or EZ Borrow.

Faculty have direct borrowing privileges from other libraries through two consortium agreements.

Any circulation desk can provide you with the necessary forms:

  • PALCI’s Faculty Borrowing program for academic libraries in Pennsylvania
  • OCLC’s Reciprocal Faculty Borrowing Program for peer institutions in the United States and Canada