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Search for books, scholarly articles, ebooks, DVDs, book reviews, newspaper articles, and every other item we have in the library. Learn more about Summon.

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Searches journal, newspaper, and magazine articles within Summon. For all a full list of databases, see our A-Z Database List.

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Search for and request items from the shared ConnectNY catalog. Items will be delivered to Canisius and can be picked up in the Library. ConnectNY is a consortium of independent academic institutions in New York State.

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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

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The Canisius College Library would be happy to assist students, faculty and staff to acquire books, magazine, newspaper or journal articles for you from other libraries. You can initiate your request by filling out the ILL form at or by clicking the link provided in many of our databases including those from Summon or EBSCOhost.

The first time you use this service, you may have to register by filling out a simple form. Once received, articles and book chapters will be delivered electronically, via PDF, often within a few hours. Books will be held for pick up at the service desk. This service is for books and articles only. Most libraries will not lend textbooks or audio visual materials. If you need any assistance with this service, just stop by the Service Desk or call 716-888-8413.

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