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College of Distance Education (CDE) Research Resources: BOOKS

This Research Guide (libGuide) is intended for use by College of Distance Education (CDE) students. Its a guide to library resources for students who are studying offsite.

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Search for Books in WorldCat

WorldCat (World Catalog) is an online catalog of books and other materials such as manuscripts, documents, audio-visual materials, musical scores, and sound recordings in libraries worldwide. It is the world’s largest online catalog. Updated daily, it includes more than 1.5 billion records for items representing 400 languages. Search WorldCat to identify books and other materials that are not found in the NWC Online Catalog.


If you wish to obtain an item in WorldCat that may be helpful to your research, you may request an InterLibrary loan for that item.  Click on the Interlibrary Loan tab at the top of the page to learn more about the Interlibrary Loan process.

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Search scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

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