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Harold Washington College  

Online catalog
Use the library's online catalog to find books in the physical collection (of approximately 70,000 volumes) as well as in one of the library's e-books collection.  

Databases for ebooks
Search the full text of ebooks in any of these databases
(scroll to ""Ebooks" category).

Additional Online Catalogs for Finding Books  

Chicago Public Library
Search for books in the Chicago Public Library system including the downtown location of the Harold Washington Library Center as well as the branch locations throughout the city.

I-Share Libraries Catalog
Search for books in the CARLI consortium libraries catalog (I-Share). Consult an HWC librarian to borrow books found in I-Share.

Interlibrary Loan Request Form
Use this form to request an interlibrary loan (current students may submit interlibrary loan requests during an active semester term but not within three weeks of that semester's end date). We are not able to borrow current course reserve texts.

World Cat
Contains more than 32 million records describing items owned by libraries around the world. Each record contains library holdings. Entries include books, journals, musical scores, magazines, newspapers, manuscripts, video materials, maps, etc.