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Books Outside of the Five Colleges
WorldCat (all dates) This link opens in a new windowUse WorldCat to expand your search for books, theses, etc. beyond the Five College area.
Use the "SC Links button" within WorldCat to access and populate the interlibrary loan forms.
Use Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned in the Five Colleges. Please allow at least two weeks for delivery (books may come more quickly, especially from in-state).
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Five College Library Catalog
Five College Library Catalog - Note that subject searching isn't always straightforward. Try a KEYWORDS ANYWHERE search to find a few relevant titles, for example: heian diaries. Then click on the subject headings on those records to conduct a more comprehensive subject search.
Another strategy is to look up one of your texts or reserve readings. Then click on the subject headings on those records to conduct a more comprehensive subject search. For example, look up Women and Class in Japanese History.
Here are some phrases that will work for SUBJECT BEGINS WITH searches in the online catalog:
- Buddhist nuns - Japan - History
- Customary law - Japan
- Divorce - Japan - history
- Domestic relations - Japan
- Feminism - Japan - history
- Japan - court and courtiers
- Japanese diaries - Heian period, 794-1185
- Japanese diaries - women authors
- Law - Japan - history
- Marriage - Japan
- Prostitution - Japan
- Sex - Religious aspects - Buddhism
- Sex role - Japan - history
- Samurai - Japan - family relationships
- Women authors, Japanese - Heian period, 794-1185 - diaries
- Women in Buddhism - Japan - history
- Women - Japan - economic conditions
- Women -- Employment - Japan - history
- Women - Japan - history
- Women - Japan - social conditions
- Women - Religious aspects - Buddhism
Requesting an Item - Use the Request Item button in the library catalog to request delivery of books from the other Five Colleges.
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