PITTCat+is the gateway searching tool for all of the materials owned by the University Library system (ULS), including articles, books, e-books, journals, e-journals, e-audio and e-video, digital images, government documents, microfilm and movies.
Enter your search terms and click on the Search Library button. PITTCat+ will offer correct spellings, and search for variations of our search terms.
The Result List will include articles, books, e-materials, and images. Click on the title of an item for more detailed information about the item, such as an abstract or the shelf location for a book. If full-text content is available, you can get the full-text by clicking on the item title or the "full text online" link.
You can Refine Your Results by using the options on the left. Narrow your results to items in the catalog, a specific campus, format, publication date, limiting to scholarly information, and more.
If Full-Text Content is available, you can get the full-text by clicking on the item title or the "full text online" link.
Find additional book resources using Google Books.
In addition to print books, the ULS provides access to a large number of e-books. You can access e-books in PITTCat+.
Note that if you are off-campus, Search as you normally do and click on the link to the full-text ebook. PITTCat+ will prompt you to log in with your Pitt email login and password. Then you're good to go for your entire searching session! Access will work best if you stay in the same browser. For additional information about setiing up your the EZproxy log in see the instructions here.
Although worldwide access to physical materials is very limited at this time, if we do not have electronic access to a particular book, article, or other resource in our collection, you can request access locally or from another library through our free interlibrary loan services.
If you have any questions about this, please contact us so we can work with you to try and get the material you need.