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UW Libraries often has textbooks on hold for you to check out for a limited amount of time.
If you'd like to see if UW Libraries has your course textbook available to check out, you can use either UW Libraries Search to search the title of your textbook, or you can look up your course number, or instructor name through UW Libraries Course Reserves link.
Search UW Libraries Course Reserves at http://www.lib.washington.edu/types/course
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