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Finding Books

First look for books in the Five College Library Catalog
Known Items Search by TITLE or AUTHOR. See Catalog How To's.
Books on a Topic Start with KEYWORD searching, then look at SUBJECT HEADINGS in records for more ways to search.
Smith Books Note the location and call number, and find it in the stacks.
Five College (non-Smith) Books Request Item buttonUse the Request Item button to request delivery within 2-5 days if "available."


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