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HA 101 Western Art from the Paleolithic to Medieval Era

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MSU Libraries Catalog

To search for books in the MSU Libraries on a topic, you will need to use the catalog, which searches for materials owned and located in the MSU Libraries - including books - and also journal titles, government documents, microforms, videos/DVDs/CDs, etc.

What's in the catalog?

  • Everything in the library except for articles.
  • Names of journals, magazines, and newspapers with info about our subscriptions, plus links

What's not in the catalog?

  • Articles. Click on the "Articles" tab for more info.

How can I search the catalog?   

There are several ways to search for information in the catalog - here are just a few examples:

  • keyword search
  • author search
  • subject search
  • title search

Books Not Found in the MSU Libraries

There may be additional books available on your topic.  The MSU Libraries will help you get a copy from another library if available.  One way to find additional books is to search WorldCat.

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