EWU Libraries New Catalog
The new catalog is an initiative of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, or Summit, a consortium of 37 academic libraries in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. The new search tool is a step toward one shared catalog, rather than 37 separate ones. By sharing one catalog, Summit will make resource-sharing easier and will improve access to information for all students, faculty and staff. The new catalog replaced the EWU-only catalog.
This is a major undertaking, so the Summit consortium is moving in stages. All 37 libraries will not be sharing the same catalog until December 2014. Linfield College, Marylhurst University, Pacific University, University of Washington, Western Washington University, and Willamette University started using the new system Fall 2013.
What’s in the new catalog?
- All of EWU’s physical holdings, including books, videos, CDs, government documents, and more.
- All the physical holdings of all the Summit Libraries—over 9 million titles!
- Citations for millions of articles.
If EWU has access to the full text of the article, you can click on the link and go directly to the article. If EWU does not have access to the full text, you can request it via Interlibrary Loan, and receive it usually in a few days.
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