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Philosophy Department: Find books?

This guide provides resources to support teaching and research for the department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University.

Books in our libraries can be located in our library catalog (CAMEO)

Go to and use the basic search box on top to search Everything, CMU Catalog, or Articles.  The Advance Search feauture allows you to focus your search when you are finding books and materials in CMU's Library Catalog.


  • Class Materials are also called Reserves.  Check the "How do I ..." tab for information on Finding Class Readings.
  • Reference materials will be in the same call number range on the 1st floor.  The reference collection may only be used in the library.  See the links below for online reference works.
  • If the item you are looking for is not in one of our libraries, you can check local, or regional library catalogs...more information