Find Textbooks

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

Helpful Hints

  • Ask your instructor to put a copy of the textbook on course reserve at the TUL Reserve Desk for your class.
  • A copy of the required readings for most General Education and Mosaic courses are on Course Reserve at the Reserve Desk in the Tuttleman Learning Center.
  • eBook Collections:  The most common type of material in eBook collections are reference and research literature. You may find some medical science textbooks under the "Textbooks" or "Books" tabs in the following:AccessEmergency MedicineAccessMedicine,AccessPharmacyAccessSurgery, and PsychiatryOnline. *Most collections of eBooks do not have textbooks.  If you want to try, you would search each database separately.
  • The Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS) has a collection of math, science, and statistic textbooks used for tutoring.  Textbooks can be used in the center at 1810 Liacouras Walk, room 201.  Resources are listed at: