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Monmouth College Hewes Library

Books & Media

Find Books Using Library Catalogs

As a Monmouth College patron, you have access to three tiers of library catalogs. 


Hewes Library Catalog

  • Locate physical books, DVDs and media owned by Hewes Library; select Ebooks included
  • Materials may be print or digital and are immediately available on campus

Search for books, ebooks, dvds, and documents in Hewes Library


I-Share Catalog


  • A larger, international library catalog, WorldCat, allows identification of materials beyond the Hewes Library and the I-Share Catalog. (Be sure to check these catalogs first.)
  • Materials identified in WorldCat may be requested using WorldShare.
  • Items may take 7-14 days to arrive. 

Finding Books on the Nineteenth Century

In the library catalog, use "19th century" in the SUBJECT field to narrow the time period.

19th century women or gender search



Consider adding additional keywords to narrow the focus:

  • history
  • Britain OR British OR England OR English
  • Victorian
  • culture OR society OR "social conditions"
  • women OR gender
  • crime* OR murder 
  • detective OR mystery
  • population

19th century british culture search


Locate books specifically on Victorian history and culture by searching the following:

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