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Hope Library Guides

World Languages and Culture (General): Finding BOOKS

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

Searching for Books + Media in Primo

Use this search box to locate books available at the library either in print or online.

Example Keyword Search:

French Food

argentin* culture

Example Subject Search:

Gastronomy in literature

Food habits -- France -- History

Social classes -- Argentina -- History -- 20th century

Limit results to books:

Print books will provide a location and call number to use when going to find the book in the library.

Online books will provide a link to the full-text.

Other Catalogs

If you are unable to locate the resource you need through MeLCat, there are other catalogs you can use to order books and media.