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Access to books

The UT library catalog indexes the holdings --- print, electronic, and other formats, too --- of the libraries at the University of Texas at Austin. 


Searching for a Book

  1. Use the library catalog to find book holdings in the Libraries.
  2. Keyword searching is the default but searches can be focused by selecting other options, including a specific author search or limiting by date or location.


Understanding the Results 

After searching, look for these details:

1. Is this book in print or is it an e-book?

2. If the book is in print, is it AVAILABLE? 

3. If the book is checked out or if you want staff to retrieve the book for you, click on "Pick It Up" and follow the steps to request the book. 

4. Select the available pick-up location that is best for you.


Search for ebooks in the Library Catalog

Not all of our books are available online as ebooks. Here is how to limit your search to only books available online.

These screenshots (you can open them in a new tab to enlarge) lead you from

Step 1: Click on Books & Media before you search

Use the Books and Media link under the search bar on


Step 2: Enter your search terms

On the next screen, enter your search terms.


Step 3: On the left-hand side of search result page, select Show Only "Available Online" to limit search results to ebooks

oN the left side, you can limit to items available online


Step 4: Click on a book title or "Available Online" under it

Under each result, there is a link Available Online. Click that.

Step 5: On the book record page, click on the link in the View Online section

every publisher link is differently named once you are in the full record

Want more information about Ebooks?

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