The library catalog is the best place to search for books you can borrow from SPU and Summit libraries.
Step 1: In the online catalog search box, type a few unique keywords. SPU Library + Summit will search all libraries from whom you may borrow resources quickly. For example, try human trafficking. Click Search.
Other ideas for search terms may be:
Step 2: Use the options at the left to refine your search or view the Details for a book to see what subjects have been assigned and to search further with those.
Step 3: Look for the call number of a book that looks helpful. If it is an eBook, you can read it on your computer or mobile device (not on Kindles). Make sure the catalog record indicates that SPU owns the book and that it is available (a.k.a. "Available/Item in Place"). Write down the entire call number. Retrieve book from the shelf in the library.
Step 4: If you'd like, check out the book using your SPU ID card at the library's Circulation Desk.
To request books and media unavailable from the SPU library through Summit (3-5 business days),
You may visit an affiliated library in person to check out materials.
You'll need to bring your SPU ID card with you and know how to sign into your library account (with your SPU username and password). If you are visiting UW, first visit the Cashier in Suzzalo during normal business hours.
Learn more about Summit borrowing.