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Irish Famine: Finding Books

This guide has been prepared to assist you in research for your class The Great Irish Famine

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.

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