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Finding Books

There are two primary ways to search for books through the library.

1-Search the Catalog

To search the catalog enter your search terms into the search bar which can be found at the top of any library page and click "find." You will see 3 columns, click on the link for the one on the far left labeled "books & media."

Once you have done this the results you see will be book available through Falvey Library.  You can further narrow down you results using the options in the right hand column  labeled "Refine Search." 

2-Search WorldCat

In WorldCat you can search for a variety of things, but one of the most useful functions of searching world cat is that it will display books owned by Falvey library as well as books owned by other libraries. When you do a search for books the ones we own will have a green 
In your library VILLANOVA UNIV tag next to them where as books not owned by Villanova will give you the option to "Borrow from another library." WorldCat is especially useful for graduate students whose research may require them to access a wider variety of books than those immediately available through the library. 

Falvey Library Catalog
The Library's catalog enables patrons to search & browse Falvey Memorial Library’s collection of books, journals, audio/video materials, electronic resources and more.
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WorldCat (OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
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 Books

  Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses with over 2.4 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637, and more than 65,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Where available, PQDT provides 24 Page Previews of dissertations and theses. In addition, nearly one million are available for download in PDF format. (Digital dissertations and theses are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be Native PDF, some PDF Image).
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  Dissertations and Theses @ Villanova University (ProQuest)
Enables access to the citations and abstracts of Villanova students' dissertations and theses published with ProQuest, as well as the full text in PDF format, when available.
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  Dictionary of Italian Literature

  The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

  The Feminist Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature

  Year's work in modern language studies
PB1 .Y45 v. 1- 1930-Present; Latest edition in Reference.
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  Reader's Guide to Japanese Literature

 E Books

  Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics

  Cambridge Companion to the French Novel

  Cambridge Companion to Flaubert

  Cambridge Companion to Gabriel García Márquez

  Cambridge Companion to Medieval French Literature

  Cambridge Companion to Molière

  Cambridge Companion to War Writing

  Cambridge Companion to Zola

  Cambridge History of Latin American Literature

  Cambridge History of Literary Criticism

  Cambridge History of Russian Literature

  Cambridge History of Spanish Literature.

swingo Sarah Wingo
Librarian for English Literature and Theatre
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 223
610-519-5183


swingo Sarah Wingo
Librarian for English Literature and Theatre
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 223
610-519-5183



 


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