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Education Studies: Find Books

Library Catalog

Catalog Searching Tips

Use the Advanced Search
This will give you additional search options so you can perform more targeted searches.

WorldCat
Advanced Search options: Format, Year, Language, Audience, Content, Location, and more.

Use index searching
When you perform a search in WorldCat you are searching in the Keyword index, which is the default, but you can also search in specific indexes for better search results.

Popular Indexes with examples:

Name Index (au:) - au:c.s. lewis
Title Index (ti:) - ti:the magician's nephew
Subject Index (su:) - su:fantasy juvenile fiction
Format Index (x0:) - x0:book, x0:video, x0:game

Example Search:
This is an index search for a book with wardrobe in the title and the name lewis.


Note: WorldCat does not auto-correct spelling.

Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) when we don't own a book other libraries have.
Interlibrary Loan is a free service.
The library requests articles on your behalf from other institutions.

What the ILL request button looks like in WorldCat:


To place a request: Click Here

To find out more about ILL: Library Resources at Marian University: InterLibrary Loan

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