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HIS 4322: Aerospace History: Library Catalog

Research Guide for Dr. Ganson's Fall 2020 Course

Contactless Material Delivery Lockers


What is it?

  • The way for you to request and receive books and other materials from FAU Wimberly Library on the Boca Campus.

How does it work?

Your Owl Card enables you to check out books and to access materials online through Off Campus Connect. Make sure to activate your Owl Card at the Service Desk. Need help? Watch this video!

Need help with finding books?  This brief video demonstrates how to use the library catalog.

Libraries Catalog Quick Search

Select Titles in our Library


UBorrow is a loan service that allows FAU students, faculty, and staff to directly request materials from participating libraries within Florida's state University/College library system. Currently, you can only request books via UBorrow.

How to Use UBorrow

  • When searching the FAU Library Catalog, click on the blue UBorrow link towards the top right corner of the search results page.

  • This will take you to the State University/College Libraries catalog, showing all the available items within Florida's university/college system.

  • If you want an item, click on the UBorrow icon below the book title, then provide your Owl Card number, and select where you want to pick up your book.

  • You will receive an email in a few days letting you know that your book is ready for you to pick up at the Service Desk at the library.

Need more information?  See the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) pages about UBorrow or watch this short video on UBorrow.

The brief record in the library catalog provides the following information about an item, and can help locate it:

Catalog Record

  • Bibliographic information such as its title, author, and publication year.
  • Type of Material shows if it is a print book, eBook, streaming video, or other type of source.
  • Campus & Location such the which FAU campus has the item.
  • Call Number is the letters and numbers assigned to the item. 
  • Availability that shows if the book is available to be borrowed.