You can do a general search for books using our online Library Catalogue.
You can search by title, by keyword, by author name, or any combination thereof.
If you specifically want books as your format, check the box labelled "Book" on the lefthand side after you have done your search.
If you search for words that contain accented characters, WorldCat will automatically search for both the accented characters (é) and the non-accented character (e).
Shortcuts for French characters on an English Keyboard:
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WorldCat Subject Headings
When you look at a book or article in WorldCat, a list of related subjects will be displayed on the righthand side in a box called "More like this".
You can click on any of these to see resources on similar subjects.
Classic Catalogue Subject Headings
The subject search in our "Classic Catalogue" also works well for searching for books about a certain author or work.
For example, try searching "Moliere" or any other author you're researching. You'll find a list of subject headings for your author. "Criticism and Interpretation" is often a very useful sub-heading. Individual works, like "Le Tartuffe", are also listed here.
The most basic search you can conduct is a keyword search. To do this effectively, follow these steps:
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