Answered By: Natalya Pashkova
Last Updated: Mar 03, 2020     Views: 1

Our library catalog ( connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

To find an item in the local library, follow these steps:

1. Search our library catalog for the item you're interested in.  For example, type in the search bar "Working with emotional intelligence" and proceed to search (click on Enter or Looking Glass icon). 


2. Click the name of the item in your list of search results.

3. When the item’s record displays, scroll down the page to the "Check Availability." If the search bar is not displayed on the page, click on the "Libraries Worldwide." 

4. Provide your location, such as a zip code or city, and proceed to search. The search will return results for the items available in the nearest location. An image of this is shown below:


Similarly, WorldCat ( can be used to find out if a local library owns the item.