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CAMD Scholar Guide: Books

This guide contains resources and links for Community and Multicultural Development Scholars.

Search Tips

Use the search box to the right to search for books in the library and in other locations on the PA campus, such as CAMD, Addison, and Peabody.

Search by Keyword to find items that mention your keyword (these items may not be largely *about* your keyword).

Search by Author to find items by that author.

Search by Title to find a specific item--this title might apply to a book, a videocassette or DVD, or might apply to a variety of editions.

Search by Subject to find items based on specific Library of Congress subject headings. Searching by Subject is useful when you want books about an author not by an author.

But searching by Subject is not always straightforward: the subject heading for x is "y," and the subject heading for "a" is "b."

Search by Keyword first and search appropriate subjects as you identify them!

Search the Catalog

Oliver Wendell Holmes Library Catalog

Noble Search

Can't find what you want in the OWH Library? Try your search in local public and academic libraries nearby. Place a request and books are delivered here to PA in a few days, and you'll be notified of their arrival by email.

   Search the entire NOBLE catalog



What is a Pin Number?

A pin number is a unique number for your library account at the OWHL.  You MUST have a Pin number to get books through NOBLE.  To get a pin, simply bring your ID to the circulation desk.

Instructional Librarian

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Beth Tompkins
Sunday: 11 am - 7:45 pm

Tuesday: 8 am - 3:00 pm

Wednesday: 9 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Subjects:English, General