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Use the Library catalog (the Books/Catalog link on the Libraries homepage) to locate books and other media in the UCF Libraries. You can search by author, title, keyword, or subject.

See the streaming videos Finding Books by Title, Finding Books by Subject, and NetLibrary for a demonstration of using the Library catalog.


  • If you are unsure of the exact title or unsure of the correct Library of Congress subject heading, try a KEYWORD search using two or three of the most significant words from the title or subject you are trying to find.


To search for videos, use the Library catalog (the Books/Catalog link on the Libraries home page).

  • To limit by FORMAT in order to find multimedia, go to the Advanced Search in the Library Catalog and use the Limit Search By option.
  • To search for DVDs, video cassettes, and film, set Format to Video (all formats).
  • See the streaming video Finding Videos for a quick demonstration of searching the library catalog to find media.

To see our collection of educational videos available online, see FMG Films on Demand

Help finding books

Finding books in the UCF Libraries is a video that will show you how to search for and locate books in the library

See the Borrowing from other libraries video in the event the library does not have the book you are looking for.

Interlibrary Loan

To request a book that UCF does not own (or to request a book from another UCF Campus), use Interlibrary Loan.  If you do not have an account with Interlibrary Loan, you will instantly be directed to a registration form.

To search for books at other libraries, use the State University Libraries' Catalog, or WorldCat.