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Youth and Young Adult Ministry


Finding Books

This guide is for providing helpful resources on topics relating to Youth Ministry.

Finding Books in the BC Catalog

Use the search box below to find books, media, theses, and more in the Boston College libraries:  

Boston College Catalog

 Keyword     Keyword in Subject


  1. You can focus your search by using an Advanced Search and selecting different ways to search; such as by Title, Author, Subject, etc.  
  2. After searching, if you have too many results, try selecting different limiters on the left sidebar.
  3. When you go to get a book from the shelf, look at the other books on the same shelf and on the shelves above and below:  You may find more books similar to the one you found!

Finding Books Outside the BC Catalog

If the BC Catalog doesn't have the book you're looking for, try searching WorldCAT.  WorldCAT is a catalog of libraries from all over the world!

WorldCat Catalog

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When you find a book you'd like to request, follow these directions:

  1. Click on the Title
  2. Look under the "Availability / Holdings" section. 
  3. Click on the "Request Item" link and it will direct you to BC's InterLibrary Loan (ILL) website.  
  4. Log into ILL.
  5. Double check the details of your ILL, choose which library you'd like to pick it up at, click "Submit" and you're done! You'll be contacted by email when your book arrives.