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.Mathematics (General): Finding BOOKS

This is the main portal to databases and other library sources for political science research at Van Wylen Library, Hope College.

About This Page

HopeCAT is the online library catalog.  Use HopeCAT to locate anything owned by Van Wylen Library (books, videos, magazines, etc.)



Other Catalogs

MeLCat - Materials in participating Michigan libraries

WorldCat - Materials in U.S. and international libraries

HopeCAT - Search the Library Catalog

Example Keyword Search:        functions and probability

                                                         (see search results)

  • From results list, find a title that looks good – click on it!
  • Notice where your “keywords” appear in the record (they will be in RED)
  • Take note of the SUBJECTS listed near the bottom of the record
  • Clicking on the subject links will take you to another page of related subjects and thus, similar items in the library

    Not finding many books on your topic?  After trying a search, look for the

    Find in MeLCat

    link to do the same search in MeLCat, a joint catalog for libraries throughout Michigan.

    Research/Instruction Librarians