Use TRIPOD to find books owned by the Tri-College libraries.
Use WorldCat to find books not held by the Tri-College libraries.
Request items that are not available in Tripod through E-ZBorrow or Interlibrary Loan. Note that E-Z Borrow is the first place to look for books not in Tripod. It usually takes just three days for E-Z Borrow books to arrive. Books not in E-Z Borrow can come from Interlibrary Loan (ILL) which may take as little as four or five days to arrive.
For journal articles not available in the three colleges, use the Article Delivery form. In around 3 days you will receive a digital copy of the requested articles in your email.
In order to find books in either catalog, conduct either a relevant:
Keyword Search, e.g.:
(See the Search Tips tab for more information on how to construct keyword searches.)
Or Subject Search, e.g.: