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Economics Ph. D. Students: Research/Publishing Sources: Books

This guide introduces some of the Bruno Business Libraries' resources.


Books and eBooks Catalog Searching At The University of Alabama


Use Scout to search The University of Alabama Libraries' catalog for books. Scout also simultaneously searches databases and Internet resources. Very useful for quick and general searches.

Classic Catalog

Use Classic Catalog to search The University of Alabama Libraries' catalog. This is our traditional library catalog search engine and is most useful for specific and highly focused searches.

Interlibrary Loan


If UA does not own the book:

  • Universal Borrowing
  • Request the book from Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
    • The UA library will attempt to locate and borrow materials not owned by our libraries.
    • ILL - From the Bruno homepage, click Interlibrary Loan in the "Services" column:
    • Note that first time users register to get a username and password.
  • Hint: Use WorldCat to see how many other libraries own the book: