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How to Search for Books in Library Stacks
Books written on the Great Irish Famine range from historical items to great works of fiction. Our circulating collection is held on Floors 4-8 and is cataloged using the Library of Congress classification system. For instance, if you are looking for books on the history of the Irish Famine, you can begin on Floor 4 in the DA950 section. While works of fiction can be found on Floor 7 beginning in the PR8700 range. To find books written across the broad spectrum of the subject, use the Library Catalog beginning with a Keyword search.
In addition, we have a great number of ebooks which you can access through our Library Catalog or by using OneSearch.
If Axinn Library does not own a particular book or journal, request the item through this service. You may create an account by using your Hofstra Username and Password.
Find Books and Videos
Click on Books/eBooks on the Library Homepage. You can search by Author, Title, or Keyword.
According to Google, they have scanned 10 million books. Most of these books are no longer in print. One million are in the public domain.
Catalog containing over 54 million records, representing the holdings of thousands of libraries. Items found in WorldCat that are not owned by Axinn Library may be requested through Interlibrary Loan.
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