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History 411: Reconstruction, the Gilded Age, and the Progressive Era, 1865-1919 (Dirks, Fall 2023)

Getting and Finding Books

Using the Catalog

In the Library Catalog, you can search books, articles, and more from Reed and Summit (a group of 39 academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest.) 

WorldCat contains over 100 million records from libraries around the world including books, journal and newspaper titles, articles, sound recordings, musical scores, films, manuscripts, and unique primary resources.

To request books from WorldCat libraries, you'll be linked to your Illiad (interlibrary loan) page, where you'll need to use your Reed network login and password to complete your request. Pick up books ordered through Summit or ILL at the Circulation Desk.

Getting the Books you Find

If you need help finding the location of a book in the Reed Library, ask for assistance at the Reference Desk or Circulation Desk. We are here to help! If you prefer finding things on your own, the library map will help.

If you need a book that is already checked out, you can order another copy from Summit (if available) or place a hold on it at the Circulation Desk. If you need it sooner than its due date and it has been on loan for at least two weeks, you may request its recall.


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