Answered By: APUS Librarians
Last Updated: Jun 05, 2023     Views: 13574

NOTE:  If you're looking for a course textbook, remember that not all classes use library books as required readings. Click here to find out where your textbook is located.


1.  Ask the APUS librarians to help you find similar books that are available online in our library. Research is what we do best!

2.  If you live near another library, search WorldCat ( for the book. Enter your zip code to see a list of libraries near you that have a copy.

  • Borrowing policies will vary from library to library, but most will allow you to visit to read or make copies. Contact each library to find out about its policies.
  • If you hold a library card at a nearby library, ask the librarians there about interlibrary loan services. 

3. Check these free websites to see if the book is available for free viewing online (signing up for free or guest account may be required):


4. Submit an interlibrary loan (ILL) request through the APUS library. We can attempt to borrow the book from another library on your behalf. 


See also:  I'm trying to find a specific book. How can I find out if our library has it?

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