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Click the "Books" icon and enter keywords relating to your topic. Put quotes around phrases. Combine keywords with AND (all uppercase) to require both terms to show up in your results. Click the blue search icon:

Results will be sorted by Library with books available at the Ely Library listed first. If you wish, you may change the way the results are sorted. However, keep in mind that some of the results that appear may not be owned by Ely Library or available at the moment and will require an Interlibrary Loan request (more information below) and a processing wait time.

Books available in Ely Library will be marked "Westfield State University Ely Library." A location (Ely Library Stacks) and call number (GV1469.3.V526 2010) are provided and will be useful in locating the book. There may also be an option to View eBook if that format is available. Click title links to see more information.

If the book is available in the Ely Library Stacks, you may place a hold on the book to have it retrieved and held for you at Access Services.
Click the title link for the book, then click the "Place Hold" button. You must be logged in to use this feature: (for more info on this see "Placing Holds" tab).

Books not available in the Ely Library will be marked "At other libraries worldwide."

If the book is not owned by the Ely Library or is not available in the Stacks, you may request the book through Interlibrary Loan.
Click the title link for the item, then click the "Request Item through Interlibrary Loan" button to fill out a form to submit:


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