Find Textbooks

Tools for finding if textbooks for courses are available in and through the Temple University Libraries (TUL).

Search the Diamond Catalog

Click the Diamond Catalog under Quick Links at library.temple.edu.  

For example, if you want Global Business Today9th edition (2016) by Charles W.L. Hill.  

Search by title (change the keyword search to title) and will see that Temple has the 4th edition (2006) in the Paley Stacks.  

Diamond title search for Global Business Today

 

 

If you search using the ISBN search in Diamond you will see this result "No Match Found."  We do not have the 9th edition of the book.  All Temple Libraries are included in the catalog.  If it was available it would appear in the results list.

No Match Found

The quickest way to to find a specific edition of a book to use the ISBN/ISN number search.  The ISBN for a book is a unique number that represents a specific edition of a book published.  You can use WorldCat or Temple's BN Bookstore to look up the ISBN for this book.  It is 9780078112911.

If you have not found your book in the TUL catalog, you can search to see if it is available on Course Reserve.