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Gumberg for Alumni, Retirees, & Guest Borrowers

Searching the Classic Catalog

As an alumni, retiree, or guest borrower of Gumberg Library, you can access our Classic Catalog to view what we have in our catalog without needing a Duquesne Multipass login. Follow the instructions below to access the Classic Catalog. 


1. Starting from the Gumberg Library homepage, go to the Research page by clicking on Research. 


2. Once on the Research page, navigate to Classic Catalog (Find Print Books) under Research Tools


3. The Classic Catalog will open. Using the search bar, search for the material needed.

  • Use the drop down menu next to the search box to select your search criteria.
  • Criteria include keyword, title, author, and more.


4. Once the search has been submitted, a results page will populate. Select the result that best fits your needs.

  • For example, the title search for Cat in the Hat produced the list below.



5. Once selected, the catalog will list the title, author, location in the library, call number, and availability.  

6. At the top of the page, select the red checkmark Request/Hold button above the item.

7. You will be prompted to enter your name and 16 digit number on the front of your Duquesne ID. Please give at least 3 business days when selecting your "Cancel if not filled by" date.




8. Library staff will pull your items and have them ready for you to pick up within 3 business days. You will receive an email when your materials are ready for pick up.