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Modern European Languages

Search the ANU Library catalogue

The ANU Library Catalogue contains all items and subscriptions owned or licensed by the Library. Each item in the Catalogue has a call number telling you where an item can be found within a specific Library branch. See the Finding Books Guide for search hints.

You can find books by searching the ANU Library Catalogue by keyword. Here are some search tips to get you started:

  • Analyse your topic: identify the main ideas or concepts you need to research.
  • Develop a list of search terms including keywords and phrases.
  • Consider alternative spellings and different word endings.
  • Use more specific words or add words using AND to narrow your search.
  • Use synonyms, related terms, or combine words using OR to broaden your search.
  • Exclude words from your Catalogue search results using AND NOT.
  • Use the Advanced keyword search to search a particular date of publication, language or format.

For additional advice on book searching, see the Library's Finding Books and More Guide, and for more information about analysing your topic, see the Library's Topic Analysis Guide

How to locate books in the library (video tutorial)

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