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English Department Orientation - Oakland Campus

Guide to resources and services available to graduate students in Pitt's English Department.

PITTCat+

Search PITTCat+ for articles, books, & more

 

 

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.

 

Getting Started: Basic Searching

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.