Gould Library staff continue our commitment to support the teaching and research needs of the Carleton community. Information on remote access to library resources and services will be updated regularly on the Remote Resources and Guidance for Library Users page and this FAQ. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need additional assistance.
Middle East Studies and Middle Eastern Languages
Includes Judaic Studies, Arabic language, and Hebrew language
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Search for library materials, especially books, that Carleton may not have. You can include searches for articles if desired. When you find something you want, order it through ILL by clicking on the "Request item through InterLibrary Loan" link.
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HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and digitally accessible. A major source of digitized books and other documents. Some of the collection if available for free to all, and additional content is available to Carleton faculty, staff, and students.
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A collection of popular fiction and non-fiction ebooks, readable online or downloadable to your mobile device. Here is more information on using OverDrive
Search Catalyst for Books
Books & eBooks
Tips for book searching using Catalyst
There are many ways to locate books that are relevant to your research topic:
Keep in mind that physical book access may be limited at this time due to the pandemic, but there are many e-books to choose from.
Search for books by doing a simple KEYWORD search in Catalyst (in the search box above). Enter words that describe your topic (names, places, events, etc.).
When you find a book on your topic, examine its subject headings for relevance to your topic. Click on a hyperlinked subject heading to perform a subject heading search.
Conduct a virtual browse at the very bottom of a book record in Catalyst, to discover related titles.
You can also look at the bibliography of books you have already identified as useful.
You can also use the advanced search box below to search by subject.