Search for Books
At Kennedy Library
- PolyCat Online Catalog — Use PolyCat to search for books by keyword, author, title and more.
- Locating books on the shelf at Kennedy Library
- Course Reserves
At Our Partner Libraries
Use Link+ to search for books at our partner libraries, including many university and public libraries. These books may be requested through the Link+ system and then delivered to Kennedy Library for pick-up. Use the barcode number located below your photo on your PolyCard ID card when requesting items. Requests for items held at Kennedy Library will not be processed, so please check PolyCat prior to requesting through Link+. Delivery time: 3-5 days
At Libraries Worldwide
Use WorldCat to search for books from libraries across the United States and other countries.
- Interlibrary Loan
Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request items not available at Kennedy Library or through Link+. Delivery time: 7-14 days
- Available eBooks
Kennedy Library offers several options for eBooks, including Google Books. Visit the eBooks page for links to our eBook collections and more information about eBooks at Kennedy Library.
Kindles with pre-loaded titles are also available for check-out. Current titles and availability are both listed in the PolyCat record for the Kindles.
New books and popular reading books are featured on the first floor in a comfortable reading nook inside Room 111, just off the main elevator lobby. These items are also available for check-out.
- Interlibrary Services — Books not available at Kennedy Library may be borrowed from one of our partner libraries in Link+ or another library via Interlibrary Loan.
- Suggest a book purchase