IUCAT is the catalog of items that IU Libraries owns. These are primarily books, but also include other items like musical scores, recordings, DVDs, etc. Ebooks are also found in this catalog. IUCAT includes holdings from all IU campuses.
This video tutorial shows how to access and search IUCAT, with particular emphasis on using limiters to select items that are available on the Bloomington campus.
From the main search page search by Keyword, or limit your search to Title, Author, or Subject.
Choose for more search options.
After entering your search term(s) you will probably get many results. Look at the categories listed on the left side of the page. They can help you narrow your search if needed.
From the search results page you see the brief records for each item.
For the full record, click on the title.
The full record has more information and options.
Interlibrary loans allow you to borrow material from non IU Libraries.
*First time users will be asked delivery information for their materials*
How to Request:
You will receive an email from Interlibrary loan when your materials are ready for pickup.
Step 1: Identify the correct IU Library:
Step 2: Identify the item's library location:
Request books from off campus storage (ALF) or from another IU campus:
NOTE: Material from certain libraries (IUB Kinsey Library, Lilly Library, CEDIR Library, Archives of Traditional Music Library, University Archives Library, and the Bloomington Residence Halls) cannot be request.
Reference material and short term loans (like DVDs) cannot be requested.