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The Beginning of Academic Research
The Xavier University Library Home Page is the entry point for student research. The page includes the library's online public access catalog covering all of the library's books, journals, audiovisuals, and microform materials. Search XPLORE by keyword, author, title and/or Library of Congress subject heading.
If you don't find what you need, request it online from OhioLINK, the combined library catalog of 84 colleges and universities in the State of Ohio.
Most importantly, use Search@XU. Think of Search@XU as Xavier's Google. Rather than receiving millions of hits and weeding through them to find reliable information, use Search@XU along with refining your search to "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" to find good sources QUICKLY!
Xavier University's Google-like Search interface that searches more than 100 library databases on a variety of topics.
XPLORE: Xavier Library Catalog
Best place to start if you are searching for physical or electronic books and media at University Library.
OhioLink Library Catalog
Can't find what you are looking for in XPLORE? Try other universities across Ohio. Items will be delivered to Xavier. The service is free.
WorldCat contains millions of bibliographic records for all material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. It includes books, computer programs, films and slides, journals and magazines, chapters, papers, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, newspapers, sound recordings, videotapes and websites. It also includes Net First and the Union List of Periodicals. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).