Welcome to the Gumberg Library Distance Learners page!
Most of Gumberg Library's books, journals, and services are available to you regardless of where you live or work! This guide explains how you can access the library, request service, and get help when and where you need it.
If you're close enough to visit the campus, Gumberg Library is located on the Duquesne University campus in the heart of Pittsburgh, PA (Directions). Although we do everything we can to help you at a distance, we would love to see you in person too!
Can I get books and articles delivered to me?
Gumberg Library materials, and items from other libraries, can be sent to you through the ILLiad service. Go to ILLiad to register as a "First Time User".
Note: Be sure to select "GraduateDistance" or "UndergradDistance" in the Status section of the ILLiad registration form.
Books are shipped free of charge through ILLiad, but you must pay return shipping.
Articles are delivered electronically. Typically there is no charge for this service.
How do I renew library materials ordered through ILLiad?
Renewals must be made using your ILLiad account or by calling the InterLibrary Loan Dept. at 412.396.5341.
Other questions about ILLiad?
The library offers valuable resources to support your academic research, including:
- Research Databases
- material listed in DuCat, the library's catalog
- eBrary, an online library of e-Books (Visit eBook Collections for a complete list of our eBook collections.)
How do I find books?
Search DuCat to find books from Gumberg Library.
For some tips and tricks on searching DuCat, check out our DuCat research guide.
Try searching WorldCat to find books in your local area and around the world.
WorldCat gives you the option to enter your zipcode for a geographically ranked listing of libraries that own a book.