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Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies

Searching for Sources

You can search for OWU resources using the tools below. As always, contact us if you're not finding what you need.

For help finding good resources on film, here are a few helpful terms or phrases.

A good place to start is to make sure you are using ancientmedieval, or renaissance to modify your search. For instance, medieval literature or ancient civilization are both good searches. Typically, you want to combine the time period and the subject for the ideal research starter term. Some other terms you can combine them with are social historygender, or criminal justice, to name a few.

Summon

Summon is a library search tool that lets you search across the majority of the library's resources including books in CONSORT, full-text articles from academic databases, media, ebooks, and lots more from a single search box.

You can read more on how to use Summon here.

CONSORT

CONSORT is the online catalog shared by OWU, Denison, Kenyon, and Wooster. Search here to find books, magazines, music, and video.

OhioLINK

The OhioLINK catalog allows you to search libraries throughout the state and request items to be delivered to you here at OWU. 

*If your item isn't available via OhioLINK request it through Interlibrary Loan.

WorldCat

WorldCat is a catalog that expands your search even further, searching libraries all around the world. And yes, you can request items from here too. 

Search for an item in libraries near you:
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*Items you find in WorldCat will most likely need to be requested via Interlibrary Loan.