Chemeketa and Other Library Catalogs

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Anyone may use the Internet to search library catalogs for books and other materials. However, to check out materials from a distant library, you will either need to have borrower privileges or fill out an Interlibrary Loan form. A selection of catalogs is listed below.

Chemeketa Catalogs

BulletNew Chemeketa Library Search

Chemeketa's new search tool.

BulletSummit Catalog (ORBIS Cascade Alliance) 

The old Summit catalog has been retired. Summit records will now appear in Chemeketa's library search (see above). Users can request items from Summit by clicking Place Summit request in the Get It tab for the item.

Other Salem Area Library Catalogs

BulletCCRLS Libraries Catalog

The catalog of public libraries in the Chemeketa Cooperative Library Service (public libraries in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill Counties).

BulletState of Oregon - State Library Catalog

A good place to look for documents issued by the state of Oregon.

Other Oregon Libraries

BulletLibraries of Oregon

Access to Oregon public libraries and state-wide library resources such as research tutorials, article databases and Answerland virtual reference service.

Libraries - National and International

BulletLibrary of Congress

A collection of approximately 12 million records. Includes books, sound recordings, videos, and other materials. For further information about the Library of Congress, see "About the library".

BulletLibweb - Library WWW Servers

Collection of library catalogs from around the world. Browse by location or do a keyword search.

Bulletlib-web-cats: A directory of libraries and online catalogs on the Web [by Marshall Breeding]

Searchable listing of 4,500 libraries worldwide.

BulletLOCATORplus (National Library of Medicine)

The catalog of the world's largest medical library. For further information on LOCATORplus, see the LOCATORplus Fact Sheet.

BulletNational Library Catalogues Worldwide

International collection of national libraries. Arranged alphabetically by country.

BulletOpen WorldCat

Use this search to find records in WorldCat's collection of over 1 billion items. WorldCat is the public user interface for OCLC, one of the world's largest library networks.

For more information about library catalogs, contact the Reference Department at: 503.399.5231 or e-mail Reference, or visit us: Salem Campus Building 9, second floor; Yamhill Valley Campus Building 1, second floor.