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HIST 2950 - Making of Modern Europe from the French Revolution to WW2: Books

excerpt from Gioacchino Toma's

Finding Books

Concentric circles showing MU, All MERLIN, MOBIUS

  • Books & Media tab and Classic Catalog link both search the MERLIN catalog.
  • We will fetch your books, but if you find books yourself, you may find more books.
  • Expand book search to MOBIUS for more books that can be sent to you at MU.
  • You can only use ebooks if they have an MU online access link.
  • Always check the book's location, note its call number, and check that it is not checked out.

Advanced Keyword Search Strategies

MERLIN Advanced Keyword Search example

Line 1: Italy OR Italian
Line 2: risorgimento OR unification OR 19th century
Line 3: ______________________


Examples of strings for Line 3:

  • film* OR cinema*
  • journalis* OR news* OR press
  • entertain* OR theat* OR litera*
  • gender* OR masculin* OR feminin*
  • educat* OR school*
  • modern*
  • sources OR correspondence - change dropdown to the left of the box to SUBJECT

If you click on a book's title, you will usually see the book's table of contents.

Course Syllabus


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