There are 4 main ways you can locate and access books.
Use this link to check your OhioLINK orders and renew books.
This process only works for material that is not overdue. If items are overdue, you will need to call our circulation desk 419.289.5400 and ask for a renewal.
Go to complete AU Library Catalog
Uses natural language. Type a word or phrase. Use only simple words and phrases--no sentences.
(spain OR spanish OR catalan)
(siglo de oro OR golden age)
(theater OR theatre OR drama)
catalan AND identity
" golden age”
You can use an * to retrieve multiple variants of a word with one efficient search. Example: fantast* retrieves results with fantasy, fantistic, fantastical, fantastik, fantastique, or fantástico.
You can also use combined searches such as (spain OR spanish) AND "golden age" AND myth*
It can be useful to start with a keyword search and use the results to identify the subject headings that you may use in a Subject search.
· Requires specific Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings. It is a controlled vocabulary with no flexibility. The words have to be typed in the exact order used by Library of Congress. You cannot use AND or OR. The LC subject term used most often for theater is Drama
Examples of relevant Library of Congress Subject Headings
Spanish prose literature -- Classical period, 1500-1700
Researchers typically read only a few pages of a reference book to get an overview of a topic and discover the useful keywords and issues that will help them find more books and articles.
WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. You may search all US libraries using WorldCat. If you enter your zip code, it will display holdings within a designated radius of your location.
If you have located a book title in WorldCat and have determined that there is NOT a copy available in OhioLINK or AU Library, then we would be happy to borrow a copy for you through interlibrary loan. Books will be delivered to the AU Library for you to pick up, free of charge, however, it takes longer than OhioLINK book borrowing and the lending policies may differ.
This is a just sample of the many books on Spanish drama or literature in the AU Library.