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Hum 101: Pre-Modern World: Step 3: Finding Information

Steps, tips and library tools to help you with your Humanities Research

Search E-Book Collections

In addition to searching the Library Catalog for books, you can link directly to our e-book collections and search the full text of multiple books at one time. 

Other Sources

Finding Books @ ACPHS

Now that you have consulted background sources and selected keywords to describe your topic, your next step is to find more focused information.  Scholarly books can provide more details about your topic. 

ACPHS Library Catalog Search

Use the keywords you identified to find out what print and electronic books are available in our collection.
TipUse your broader keywords to describe your topic when searching the Library Catalog


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Need a Book Not Owned by the Library?

If you would like to use a book that is not owned by the ACPHS Libraries you can take advantage of our free interlibrary loan service ILLiad to request the book.

Interlibrary loan (ILL)  is a service that allows ACPHS students, faculty and staff to borrow materials from other libraries.  A book ordered through ILL will be delivered to the ACPHS Library for you.