Catalogs Beyond Yale

A list of catalogs for locating material not at Yale.  For information on borrowing, requesting copies, or making purchase suggestions, see Get It @ Yale

Catalogs for Searching Multiple Libraries

Borrow Direct  Yale, the Ivies, and other major libraries lend books and scores with quick turnaround time through this catalog.  CDs and DVDs are also available from Columbia, Princeton, and Penn.

WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch interface), the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) database of more than 50 million records for books and other materials held in thousands of academic, public, special and national libraries around the world. Also available in a free version (perhaps with fewer records) at

Catalogue Collectif de France (CCFR) Unified search interface for libraries in France.

Consortium of University Research Libraries (COPAC)  Access to the merged online catalogues of 24 of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland, plus the British Library and the National Library of Scotland.

SBN Catalogue (OPAC)  The collective catalogue of libraries in the Italian National Library Service.

KVK: Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog Allows users to simultaneously search library catalogs from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, as well as major catalogs worldwide.

ResearchIT CT (formerly iConn) Unified search interface for library catalogs in Connecticut.

Additional Resources

National Italian Catalogue of Music Manuscripts to 1900

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