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Course Reserves

Textbooks and other materials set aside by faculty for specific courses, to be readily available for students throughout the semester.

General Information
Mortensen Reserves List (most classes) 
Allen Reserves List (Hartt classes)

Books, Music, Videos, and More

Locate books, e-books, scores, sound and video recordings, art plates, and more in the University of Hartford Libraries.

Mainly used for interlibrary loan of materials not held in our Libraries, WorldCat searches tens of thousands of libraries worldwide.

New Titles
Search for new materials in the Harrison Libraries by subject category.

Suggest a Purchase
Recommend books, scores, recordings, or any other materials that you think Mortensen or Allen Library should purchase.

Articles and Journals

Have an article citation?

Search eJournal Locator for the journal title:

 Journal Title:

Interlibrary Loan:
(if we don't have it)

Request an Article

Journal articles provide in-depth information about very specialized topics.

Find articles about any topic:

Database Locator
Use the database locator (search box below) to find an appropriate database. Click on a database to open it, then search for articles using key words.

Mobile Articles
Articles from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal are accessible via mobile apps. Create a free account to access each database.

Research Help

More Help

Research Tutorial
Introductory lessons on library research tools.

Subject Guides
Suggested resources in over 200 broad subjects.

Browse by Category:

Live Chat: Click the yellow Ask Us tab at the top right of your screen.

Mortensen Reference Librarians (most subjects)

Allen Reference Librarians (music, dance, and theatre)

Tracey Rudnick

Lisa Read

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and ScanIt@Hartford

Learn More

Learn which requests can and cannot be fulfilled, and more:

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) 
ScanIt @ Hartford

Request materials from another library (Interlibrary Loan), or request article and chapter scans of materials we own (ScantIt @ Hartford). Both use the same online request forms.

Make a Request:
Log onto ILLiad @ H—See the online request forms
Create an account—First-time users

Contact us: or 860.768.4364.

Search Other Libraries

OneSearch (via Wesleyan)
Search the holdings of Trinity, Connecticut College and Wesleyan libraries.

Hartford Public Library
Holdings, news, etc. from the largest public library in the area.

University of Connecticut Health Center Library
Access to all holdings of the Lyman Maynard Stowe Library.

University of Connecticut Library
Search the holdings of libraries at all UCONN campuses.

Catalog of materials in libraries worldwide.

Yale University Library
Search the holdings of all libraries on the Yale campus. Note that most Yale libraries are closed to the public or charge fees for access. See Borrowing.

Federal Library Depository Directory
Searchable directory of Depository Libraries—those with extensive, official collections of federal government documents.

Library of Congress Catalogs
Browse or search using several options. Also provides links to additional library catalogs.

Library Spot: Libraries Online
Link to lists of libraries of all types, and their catalogs.

Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
Search the catalogs, archives, inventories, research collections, etc. of 20 museum and gallery libraries.

Catalog of materials in libraries worldwide.

Other Catalogs Around the World
Links to libraries world wide. Maintained at the University of Saskatchewan.

Catalog of materials in libraries worldwide.