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Gumberg for Alumni & Guest Borrowers

Due to service limitations, we are unable to extend library privileges to alumni and guests at this time. 

Searching the Classic Catalog

As an alumni 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. 

Please note that at this time, alumni and guest borrowers are unable to request materials from the Classic Catalog. For more information regarding requesting materials, please email:

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.


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.



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


For more information regarding requesting books and other materials as an alumni or guest borrower, please email