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Central Asian Studies

What are books and e-books?

Monographs. Don't let the word deter you. It simply refers to a work contained with a single volume, and is really just a fancy librarian's term for a book. We use it to differentiate books from journals (also known as serials or periodicals).

Electronic books (e-books), are digital versions of books. These are designed to be read on a computer, tablet, or phone screen.

Find books using the Catalogue

The ANU Library Catalogue contains all items and subscriptions owned or licensed by the Library.

You can find books by searching the 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 search results using AND NOT.
  • Use the Advance 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.

Subject searches

Keyword searches: Inner Asia, Central Asia, Eurasia

"Inner Asia"  : Search for "Inner Asia"

"Central Asia" : Search for "Central Asia"

"Eurasia": Search for "Eurasia"

Click on the links to browse the Catalogue using these selected subject headings:

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