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Writing 101: Coming of Age & Happiness: Finding Books & Media

Finding books & media for your research projects

The library catalog lets you search for books, journals, DVDs, music, and research materials that are available in the Duke University Libraries.

When you know exactly what you want:

  • Search the library catalog by title or author of the work (Ex. Mccann, Colum).
  • Use the catalog's advanced search for the most precise searching.

When you are starting a search on a new topic:

  • Use the default keyword search to see what books we have on a particular topic (Ex. "artificial intelligeance".
  • Click on relevant suggested subjects for more focused search results 

Looking for even more tips and tricks?  Check out this guide to locating and requesting books and ebooks.