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ARTH 1156: FWS: Bibliophilia: A Visual History of Women Reading (Fall 2016): Books

Library Guide to accompany Hannah Ryan's FWS:

Catalogs: Learn to search library catalogs effectively to locate books and other relevant materials

Catalog Record

What to do if it's not available

If the catalog record indicates that the material is "charged," it means that someone else has signed out the book. You can recall it by clicking on "request." That takes about two weeks. You can also try to get it through Borrow Direct. If we do not have a book in our holdings, or if the book you need is already checked out:

Borrow Direct

Click on the link to connect to Borrow Direct, search for the book and if it's available from another Ivy League university (or Johns Hopkins, Duke, MIT, University of Chicago, and soon: Stanford), we will have it shipped to Cornell. Borrowing period is for six weeks, renewable once. Books arrive in 3-4 business days. If we do not have an item that you need (any item -- journal article, DVD, dissertation, etc.):

Interlibrary Loan Services

Use ILLiad (InterLibrary Loan Internet Accessible Database) to request that we borrow materials from other libraries. Loan period is usually one month. Items can arrive in as little as a few days to a couple of weeks (This service will not work for items that Cornell already owns, but are checked out by other borrowers).