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Finding Information on Geology and Environmental Science - Oakland Campus: Getting Books

This guide provides information and resources for students and faculty in the department of Geology and Environmental Science.

Recent Boooks on Geology & Planetary Science in Pittcat+

When you search Pittcat+ for books on Geology , then limit you results to the Oakland campus, most of the books you'll find will be e-books, or they will be housed in the Engineering Library, in Hillman Library,  or in ULS Storage. Below are some recent titles on Geology that appear in Pittcat+.


Getting Books at Pitt

Books that may be relevant to your research might be found at various ULS libraries or ULS Storage facility. If you would like to have a book sent to the Engineering Library from another ULS Library or from storage, use the Get it! function on the item record page.

1. Click the Get it! button on the item record page.

2. Sign in with your Pitt username and password

3. Change the dropdown menu from Recall to Get it!

4. Choose your desired pick up location and Submit Request

*Please note that to request a book from the Health Sciences Library System (Falk Library), you will need to submit an Interlibrary Loan request*

If Pitt doesn't own it ...

 If there is a specific book you need that we do not have in our collection, you can request it from another library and/or recommend that we purchase a copy.

  • E-ZBorrow
    E-ZBorrow allows you to request books not owned by Pitt from other academic libraries in our region. Note that this service is only available for books.
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
    You can request materials from other libraries throughout the world by using the Interlibrary Loan service. (This service is available for all types of materials, including journal articles, audiovisual materials, and more.)
  • Book Request
    If we don't have it, you can request that a book be purchased and added to the collection. Fill out the form, or contact your librarian.