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Finding books in other libraries: LHD - finding books on your topic

Guide to using Library Hub Discover, Copac and other tools to find books and other material in other libraries in London


To make a general search for books and other resources on a topic, the basic search screen is often sufficient.  It is often useful to include quotation marks to search for phrases, such as:


From each book title in the results list, you can click through to see further details of that book.  This will often include a list of subjects assigned to that book by libraries, for instance:


Click on any of these subjects to see a list of all resources in LHD with that heading. 

To refine your search, try advanced search.  Here there are many possibilities, such as searching for works published within a particular time period.