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COVID-19 Information

Books & eBooks

You can return books/DVDs/CDs to Bush Library via our external bookdrop, located on the west side of the library. Technology items (laptops, WiFi hotspots, JetPacks, etc.) CANNOT go in the bookdrop. Questions? email:  

CLICsearch is Bush Memorial Library's online catalog that includes books and ebooks.


 EBSCOhost eBooks: Users will not be able to download full electronic books to read offline from  May 5-12, 2021 due to extended vendor maintenance. During this time users will still be able to view electronic books through the EBSCO online interface.

Electronic (Digital) Books

Browse databases containing ebook content:

See some of our newest eBooks here.

Finding Electronic (Digital) Books Online Youtube Video

How to Download Ebooks from ProQuest Ebook Central

Print Books (physical/paper)

The main print book collection is found on the 3rd floor of Bush Memorial Library and is organized according to the Library of Congress (LC) systemopens in a new tab. All books, except for reference or rare items, are available for checkout.

Other print books available at Bush Library: 

Borrow & Renew

details about circulation and how to obtain library items whether near or far


If you are a regular off campus student, primarily attending Hamline classes online from within Minnesota, use MNLinkopens in a different browser tab to request Interlibrary Loan (ILL) books via your local public library. 

OCLC WorldcatUse WorldCat to find books beyond Hamline and the other CLIC libraries.

From within WorldCat, use the link(s) "Check for Electronic Resources" to submit Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) requests to Bush Library.

Recommend we purchase a book or other item

Have you repeatedly needed to request the same book through Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)

If so, suggest a purchase for the Bush Library collection