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HIST 3349: The 1930s in America (Bucki)

Finding Books & Media

Beyond the DNL

Can't find the book or article you want?

Try Interlibrary Loan (ILL)! With ILL, you can:

  • Use materials from other libraries' collections free of charge
  • Get articles via e-mail within 3-5 business days
  • Get books within 2 weeks
  • Be notified by e-mail when your items arrive (physical materials will be held at the Library in your name)

Request materials online:

Other options for finding books:

If all else fails, you can always try searching Google Books to see if you can access the partial or full text of the book you need!

Google Book Search

Other options for finding articles:

Sometimes if the Library doesn't have the full text of an article, you can find it by searching for the article title in Google Scholar.

Google Scholar Search

Subject Headings

For this class, you will want to search for books within and beyond Fairfield University. 

-Use the library's catalog to search for books that Fairfield University owns.  Start searching the catalog from the library's homepage, in the "Books & Media" tab.

-Use World Cat, a catalog of thousands of libraries around the world, to search for books in other libraries.  If you find a book that is not available at Fairfield University, click on the "Interlibrary loan" link to order it.  Books arrive in 5-10 business days.