PITTCat+ is the online library catalog for all the libraries within the University of Pittsburgh Library System.
This guide is designed to help students locate books and other materials that the library owns or has access to using the online catalog.
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You can begin your Pittcat+ search on the library homepage
In this box, you should enter your search terms and click on the Search button.
The results of your search query will be displayed in a results listing like the example below.
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. For articles, if full-text content is available, you can get the full-text by clicking on the item title or the "full text online" link.
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.