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Science Fiction: A Research Guide: Not at Gumberg?


Isaac Asimov in 1965. Photo by New York World Telegram & Sun, in collection of the Library of Congress. No known restrictions. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Not Available at Gumberg? Here's How to Get It

When The Gumberg Library doesn't own a book you need or cannot provide access to an article, you have the following options:

E-ZBorrow - Try this first for books

If a needed book is not owned by the Gumberg Library, and is not available from a local academic library, the book may be available from an academic library in some other part of Pennsylvania. To see more information about E-ZBorrow and to request books, click this E-ZBorrow link.

ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan) - Use this for articles

For books not available locally or from other Pennsylvania libraries, and for journal articles not available through an onsite visit, your option for obtaining materials is ILLiad. Click this ILLiad link to lean more about Interlibrary Loan and to request materials.

Onsite - Use this if you need it immediately

Click here to learn about visiting local libraries to borrow books in person.


Cover from Amazing Stories magazine, January, 1939. Public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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