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HST371: African Americans remeber Slavery: The WPA Slave Interviews: Books & Theses

Spring 2019, E. Pryor

Books Outside of the Five Colleges

WorldCat - 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.

Use the SC Links button SCLinks within WorldCat to access and populate the interlibrary loan forms.

Dissertations & Theses

Interlibrary Loan

Use Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned in the Five Colleges. Please allow at least 2 weeks for delivery (books may come more quickly, especially from in-state).

Suggest Purchase

Suggest Purchase - If you run across a book that Smith doesn't own and you think we should, use this form to suggest that the library purchase it.

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Discover: Start here for books, articles & more.

  • Use "Login for full access" at the top of the screen and enter your Smith login.

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Five College Library Catalog

5 College Library Catalog

Note that subject searching isn't always straightforward. Try a KEYWORDS ANYWHERE search to find a few relevant titles. Then click on the subject headings on those records to conduct a more comprehensive subject search.

Or, look up one of your assigned books, then track through on the subjects listed on the record.  For example:  Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery. Note the variety of access points for this one book; use these links to find other similar titles.

If you are working on a person, remember to search the name as both author and subject:
Author (last name first): Jacobs Harriet
Subject begins with: Jacobs Harriet

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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