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Find Books

Search the FAU Library Catalog to see what materials are available for check out. Search for books, government documents, DVDs, electronic books, and more.

Libraries Catalog Quick Search

 

What's a Call Number?

Did you find a book you wanted in the library catalog?  If so, refer to its call number, found in its catalog record.  Every book is assigned a call number.  Books and library materials are generally organized by call number in the FAU Libraries.

Need more help?  See a short tutorial.

Subject Headings

The library's of FAU as most Academic Libraries use the Library of Congress (LC) Classification system.:

D -- WORLD HISTORY AND HISTORY OF EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, ETC.

E -- HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS

F -- HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS

Which are located on the library's 2nd Floor West.

Search Tips

  • Analyse your topic: identify the main ideas or concepts you need to research
  • Develop a list of search terms including keywords and phrases
  • Consider alternative spellings and different word endings
  • Use more specific words or add words using AND to narrow your search
  • Use synonyms, related terms, or combine words using OR to broaden your search
  • Exclude words from your catalog search results using NOT
  • Use the Advance keyword search to search a particular building location, date of publication, language or format.

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