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ENGL333901: Digital Text, Material Image


Locating Books

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Finding Books Using the BC Libraries' Catalog

Books at BC: Search the BC Libraries' Catalog
The Library has almost 3 million volumes and the collections pertaining to all aspects of Irish history and culture and related topics are very good.

Try some Subject searches. For example, enter the following search terms in the search box below:

William Butler Yeats
Arts AND Crafts AND Ireland
Medieval Irish Art

Search Holmes by Keyword(s) in Subject


Go to Advanced Search for more search options.

The Catalog's Advanced Search Using Mulitple Terms

Click on the Advanced Search link from the main library page. Add several keywords or limit by date, material type etc. to narrow your search.

Information from  rows are all combined with AND, meaning all of the terms must appear on the record.

The Catalog's Advanced search for Films, Archival Material, Scores, Microforms, etc.

Finding Material Types


A digital repository for the nation's great research libraries, HathiTrust brings together the digitized book and serial collections of major universities and other partner institutions, a significant portion of which is in the public domain and available full text. At the time of writing there are 13,072,477 total volumes in the repository (comprising 6,672,248 book titles and 345,448 serial titles). 4,894,312 volumes (~37% of total) are in the public domain

Boston College's status as a partner makes it possible for members of the Boston College community to download any of the out-of-copyright items as PDFs.

Google Book Search