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This site allows searching inside books, including those owned by the library and those not owned. Some reasons to use this:

  • searching inside books before heading to the shelves or placing a hold or interlibrary loan request
  • tracking down an individual poem or song
  • finding the source for a single chapter or page
  • identifying authors, page numbers for quotations
  • previewing books before purchase
  • checking references attached to books to identify more items on a topic

To find a nearby library with the book: choose "Find this Book in a Library" then enter location: Ontario. Books no longer in copyright may be available in full text.

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Searches the contents of a growing number of books. Link to "find this book" to see if owned at Laurier.

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Last Updated: May 2, 2023 11:00am