Search Mason Catalog
Still can't find the item? Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request books, media and articles from other libraries when they are not available at Mason or the WRLC. Start your research early if you want to take advantage of this wonderful service as it can take up to 2 weeks.
You can request books from any Mason or WRLC campus via our new, improved catalog. Start by searching at http://library.gmu.edu
Is the item you need on a different Mason campus?
Click on the item you want to open its catalog record. Then scroll down to "Get it". From there click on the request option provided. This screenshot shows you where to look in the item record. Make sure you're logged in!
Can't find the item at Mason? Expand your search to include the WRLC.
From your search results screen, you can expand your search to include our consortium partner libraries. This screenshot shows you how.
Can't find the item through Mason or the WRLC?
How to check if your book will work for this assignment:
3 steps to search for a peer reviewed monograph (a book published by a university press):
Step 1: Start at this search page. (It's the library's advanced search)
Step 2: Enter your search terms and the phrase "university press" as shown in the example here:
STEP 3: Click on a book title that interests you & check the following: