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Search the Catalog
Use the library's catalog to find books (and more) available here at Furman. If you are looking for a specific item, try searching by title or author to find it fast.
Getting your books
To locate a book at Furman, you will need the location and call number from the library catalog. Also, check the status to make sure the book is available.
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Improve Your Search Strategy
Want to make your searching even better AND faster? Check out these short videos below. Total runtimes are indicated by parentheses.
How to use Boolean Operators to improve your search. (2:20)
It's not just for the birds! How to use nesting to group keywords to keep your results relevant. (0:41)
Tired of trying to think of all the many ways to say the same word? Truncate it! (0:33)
Learn how to use wildcards for better searching, especially in international literature. (0:26)
Use the different fields to refine and narrow your search results. (1:05)
Use subject headings to find related items quickly and easily. (1:24)
Locating Books on the Shelf