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What Am I Searching?


Getting Started

A breakdown of what users are searching using the new library search tool.


ALL searches most BC resources in a single search and includes books, many journal articles formerly available only in databases, journals, images, maps, archives and special collections, videos, music and open access content from BC repositories, HathiTrust, and the Center for Research Libraries. Results also include links to subject librarians and research guides for your topic.


BOOKS searches the BC collections of books, journals, images, video, music, data, government documents, open access collections, content in HathiTrust and the Center for Research Libraries, and more.


ARTICLES searches a large collection of database content including articles, books, dissertations, government documents, media, and open access content. ARTICLES does not include all of the journal articles available through our collections. For more precise in-depth searching take a look at the Databases by Subject.