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Special Collections Online Tutorials

Locate and Request Rare Books and Manuscripts

This tutorial shows how to find rare books using the Library Catalog, and then how to request them for use in the Special Collections Research Center's reading room.

How to Use the Short Title Catalog to Locate Codex Manuscripts

The short title catalog is a database that contains records on codex manuscripts housed in Special Collections. You can use this catalog to locate the manuscript number for a specific manuscript and then request that manuscript through the Library's online catalog.