Use the links below to search the library catalog. The library catalog searches the RU Library print collection, eBooks collection, archives, and EBSCO journals. You can start here to find any library resource, or use the links above specifically for Articles, eBooks, or Databases.

Simple Search | Advanced Search | My Account

Need help searching and using the library catalog? Check out our Library Catalog Help page.


Search our eBooks collection of over 4,500 digital books, audiobooks, and videos to locate items to check out from the comfort of your office or home. Items automatically return after the designated checkout period (usually 21 days).

Simple Search | Advanced Search

Having trouble downloading a book from our digital book collection?  Use My Help! to learn how to download digital books, audiobooks and videos.

Books & eBooks Help

Books help:

Keep this handout as a quick reference to the catalog, with tips on creating an account, basic and advanced searching, and more.

Overview and Account Setup
(RU LibTip,
3:12 minutes)
Learn about the features of the Library catalog system and how to create your own account for customizing the site.
This brief tutorial explores the searching and browsing features of the Library catalog.

eBooks help:

Take a tour of the NAR Library’s eBooks Collection with a quick overview of available formats, how to download and view your eBooks, creating wish lists, and more.
Getting started with using NAR’s eBooks with your iPad, tablet computer, or smartphone. Use the Overdrive app for the broadest selection of resources.