Can I search the library catalogue by ISBN or ISSN?

Yes!  Cut and paste the ISBN or ISSN into the library catalogue search box. 

search box with ISBN pasted

If we have the book you're looking for, it will show up in the search results.

book search results

If it doesn't show up, verify your ISBN.  If we don't have the item in our collection, you can borrow it from another library through interlibrary loan.

Important:

  • ISSNs have a dash in the middle (e.g.  2210-6707), but ISBNs have no dashes.
  • A book may have more than one ISBN (e.g. one each for hardcover and ebook versions)
  • The library catalogue entry does not always contain the ISSN or ISBN number, so always try searching the title, too.
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