If a book is checked out, or if the Pitt libraries don’t have it, try these free services:
Get It! Use this to request a book from another Pitt library. Click on the Get It! symbol in the catalog record, and fill out the form. You will need your Pitt ID number to use Get It!
You can focus your PittCat+ search results by using the Refine menus on the left side of the page. Select the characteristic you are seeking (like English language, or located at the Johnstown Campus) and the results will be reduced to reflect your choices.
Click on the title of an item to see availability information, reviews, tables of contents, and to use Get It!. The tabs at the top of PittCat+ link to you lots of library services: Course Reserves, EZ Borrow, Zoom search, and My Library Account.
For e-books, online journal or electronic items, just click on the link in the item record. FYI -- If you’re off-campus, you have to be logged into the Secure Remote Access to access any online materials.
Access to full-text library resources from off-campus is easy!
Search as you normally do, click on the link to full-text, log in with your Pitt email login and password, and you're good to go for your entire searching session! Access will work best if you stay in the same browser.