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Interlibrary Loan

Find it from the library - Books, Journals, Articles...

  • USearch - sign in to get full access

    • best for finding journal articles and refining your search
    • searches the entire library collection including journal articles and subscribed digital resources
    • everything in the catalogue can also be found using USearch

  • Catalogue

    • best for finding books and journal titles
    • searches most of the library collection, but not individual journal articles
    • tells you if an item is available in the library

Journal Articles

  • Just getting started? Use USearch to search the entire library collection. Tip:Select Advanced Search to set material type to Articles.
  • Use the Database A to Z list to find the database you are looking for or to discover a database for your subject area. Databases bring together journal articles that focus on a single subjet area.

  • Know which e-journal you are looking for? Browse or search for e-journals by title or ISSN

  • Know which article you need to find? Use the Citation Finder to check if the article is available online though the library catalogue.
    Tip: If you don't find the article you are searching for using the citation finder try USearch - it searches items the library owns as well as subscribed content that isn't listed in the catalogue. 

Theses & Dissertations

Research Data, GIS & Government Information

Special Collections & Digital Resources 

  • University Archives & Special Collections include materials relating to Saskatchewan, Western Canada, and the University of Saskatchewan, including works by university authors in any medium (books, journals, manuscripts, archival collection and printed ephemera).

  • iPortal (Indigenous Studies Portal) provides one place to find electronic resources for Indigenous studies (books, articles, theses, documents, photographs, archival resources, maps...)

  • Other collections and bibliographies 
    (Native & Norther Studies, Gender & Sexuality, Local & University History, Education Resources, Science Bibliographies...)

Looking for more help finding library resources? See the following Research Guides for in depth advice.

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Borrowing materials from the library

Did you know that when you place a hold on an item using the library catalogue you can choose your pickup location? Pick up your request at any library on campus!

Course Reserves

Are you from another university and want to borrow at the U of S?

Is there something we are missing?

  • Recommend a Purchase - Your request will be forwarded to the subject librarian for your area for consideration.