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You can locate books at most academic and public libraries around the world through WorldCat.
If you find a book not available in CUNY or the NYPL, we can write you a pass to go to another major university library in the city that may have it.
FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS: Double check the library's catalog to make sure the item you want is not available in CUNY. Then make your request using our automated interlibrary loan service: ILLIAD
1. Search for books across all of CUNY & request them via CLICS.
2. combine keywords & look for subject terms:
3. Call Ranges for English Literature: PR
Call Ranges for American Literature: PS
4. Make use of the NYPL. You can search the catalog at: http://catalog.nypl.org/