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Library catalogue

In order to find resources there are two catalogues available to users. You can search them on your own computer or using the dedicated terminals in the Seeley.


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Catalogue areaNewton

The online catalogue for the University Library and most faculty and departmental libraries; it also lists the holdings of many college libraries. The Seeley is included in the 'Departments and Faculties O-Z' database. To limit your search to the Seeley's holdings alone, click on the 'Limit to' pull-down menu and select 'Seeley Historical Library'. Note that electronic resources DO NOT appear in Newton.