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*Physics & Astronomy Subject Guide: Find Books

Use this subject guide to start your research in Physics and Astronomy.

Search the Library Catalog

The library's online catalog searches, not just items available at HPU Libraries, but items available at libraries in our area (Triad Academic Library Association) and libraries around the world. If you find an item in our catalog that is not available at HPU, you may be able to go to a local TALA library and check it out, or request to borrow it from another library through Interlibrary Loan

What if the library doesn't have what I need?

Interlibrary Loan

If we don't have a book that you need, we can request it for you from another library through Interlibrary Loan. This process typically takes 1-2 weeks. 

You can also place requests for articles through Interlibrary Loan. We can usually get articles to you within 1-3 days. 

To request an item (book, article, or other) log into your HPUShare account. More information about ILL can be found on the ILL page

Triad Academic Library Association

Need it in a hurry? Through the Triad Academic Library Association (TALA), you can visit other college and university libraries in the area and use your HPU Passport to check out materials. For more details, please visit the TALA page on the library's website.

In addition, members of the HPU community can check out materials from the High Point Public Library with your HPU Passport. 

We recommend calling the library first to find out what their policies are, to verify that the item is available, and to get information on where to park, etc. If you have additional questions, just ask us!

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