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UVM Libraries’ CATQuest: Your Print and Electronic Resources Discovery Tool

The library catalog CATQuest makes it easy to find resources while Dana’s book collection is off-site. Whether you are looking for a print book, a chapter from a book, an e-book, or a journal article, CATQuest is the first step to getting what you need.

For books and journals that are stored off-site, we retrieve, scan and send copies of articles and book chapters from our print collection. If you need the entire book, request it through CATQuest and pick it up at the library. Look for the “Request from Annex” button in CATQuest. Over 6,000 print books were checked out from Dana in 2015-2016.

There are over 2,000 electronic books in medical, nursing, and heath professional topics in the CATQuest database. UVM students, staff and faculty and UVM Medical Center employees can access the online collections from anywhere, anytime, no need to request.

Even though there are no book shelves in the library, you can still browse! CATQuest has a special feature that allows you to browse electronically. Click on the ‘Virtual Browse’ tab, when searching the Library Catalog in CATQuest, to see other titles in the same call number range.

Where to look for “Virtual Browse”: Go to the Dana Webpage, click on CATQuest in the top toolbar, type in your subject heading and click on “Virtual Browse”.

So whatever you are looking for, start with CATQuest. For additional help, please contact the Main Desk by phone at 656-2200, email, or in person.

CatQuest Tip

You can search for an article in CatQuest, the new library catalog, by PubMed ID number! Just enter the PMID (numbers only) in the CatQuest search box, and you will be taken directly to your article.

Introducing CATQuest

The UVM Libraries are proud to introduce CATQuest, a new search engine that provides information about, and access to, a wide variety of research materials from the UVM Libraries and beyond. You’ll find books, journals, scholarly articles, newspaper and magazine articles, digital items and more. A large selection of the journals and other online sources we subscribe to at UVM are in CATQuest. Nearly everything in the UVM Libraries is included. CATQuest is now available via the search box on our library’s homepage. If you’re a fan of what we’re calling our classic library catalog, never fear − you’ll find that prominently featured as well. Click here if you need information on how to use CATQuest.

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