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Graduate Exam Preparation @ Pitt: TOEFL

This guide will help you find graduate exam preparation materials from the University of Pittsburgh and local institutions.

Test of English as a Foreign Language

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)  exam measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. It also evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks. The TOEFL test is the most widely respected English-language test in the world, recognized by more than 8,000 colleges, universities and agencies in more than 130 countries.

University Resources

PittCat

undefined PittCat is the main searching tool for all of the materials owned by the University Library System (ULS), including articles, books, ebooks, journal articles, ejournals, audio and video, digital images, government documents, microfilm and movies.

Searching for TOEFL Books in PITTCat+

PITTCat+ Search Tips:

Search

  • Enter the test name Test of English as a Foreign Language or TOEFL in the text box and press enter or click Search Library.
  • In the central panel, you will get search results, ranked by relevance.
  • Click on a result for a full view with holding information.

Refine

  • Refine your search results by clicking on any term on the left to focus and narrow your results.
  • Refine to by clicking on Items in the library catalog.
  • Refine to Books and/or ebooks.
  • Refine to your library by clicking it under Library Location.
  • Sort by "date newest" to find recently published books (these will usually be on reserve at the Hillman Library ground floor Lending Desk)

Be sure to log in remotely to view the full-text of ebooks.

Materials at CLP

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) also offers exam preparation materials.