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How do I search beyond Macdonald DeWitt Library's collections?

Last updated on Dec 01, 2023    interlibrary loan research


If you can't find what you need within the library's collections, expand your search to other resources available by request:

For Physical Books:

  • SUNY Catalog: Search the physical collections of all SUNY Libraries in one place. Use the "Request from a different institution" link to have the material(s) sent to us. We will notify you via email when the material is ready to be picked up.

For Electronic Articles:

  • DiscoverDeWitt Expand My Results: Enable the Expand My Results toggle in DiscoverDeWitt to see results from sources outside of the library's subscriptions. Then use the "Request from a different institution" link to initiate an interlibrary loan request. 
  • Google Scholar integration: Search to see academic resources indexed on the web. Much of what you find will be behind a paywall, so be sure to add "SUNY Ulster - Full Text @ SUNY Ulster" to your Settings -> Library Links for direct links to our library's resources in your Google Scholar search results.
  • Library research databases: Many databases provide citation information for resources that can be requested through interlibrary loan. Be sure any "Full Text Only" limiters are unchecked to see results that are requestable through interlibrary loan.