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Library information page for the Katz CAJS Fellows: Catalogs


The big search box on the LHDKCAJS homepage offers 4 ways of searching Franklin, the Penn Libraries catalog, In addition, the box displays links to catalogs beyond Franklin that offer access to tens of millions of catalogue records.

Combined Catalogs

  • BORROWDIRECT: Search the combined collections of the Columbia, Penn, and Yale Libraries and directly request books not currently available at Penn.
  • E-ZBORROW: Search over 40 academic and research libraries in Pennsylvania and nearby states, including: Rutgers, Penn State, Temple, and Pittsburgh.
  • WORLDCAT [OCLC]: The most consulted database in higher education, containing over 42 million cataloging records, in over 400 languages, created by libraries around the world. Offers a comprehensive online searching, "First Search," with more than 85 databases and 7 million full-text articles.