How do I....?

You may search the library catalogs of colleges, universities and schools in RI and the Library of Congress. If you find what you need, give our Reference Dept. a call at 401-333-2552, ext. 2 and we will order it for you.

Brown University Library

Search the Brown University Libraries and ask our Reference Staff to get the item for you.


Links to the catalogs of many of the universities and colleges in RI, including URI, PC, Salve Regina, Brown University and Bryant College.

Library of Congress

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RI Historical Society

Browse the collection of maps, books, personal papers and museum objects.

RI School of Design

Search RISD's extensive library of arts books as well as the collection of the Providence Athenaeum


Shared catalog of a growing list of RI's school libraries. Pick any library and search the catalog.