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FYS132: Physics for Future Presidents: Finding Books

Fall 2011, N. Fortune

Interlibrary Loan

Use Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned by the Five Colleges. Please allow up to two weeks for delivery.

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Use WorldCat to expand your search for books, theses, etc. beyond the Five College area.  Watch for items that are owned by only one library; such unique material is often not obtainable via interlibrary loan.

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To expand your search beyond the Five Colleges, search WorldCat, a worldwide catalog. Most books identified may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Please allow up to two weeks for delivery.

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