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Masters of Liberal Arts and Sciences (MLAS): Books

Finding Books

To find books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, start with our catalog.  

Choose "Request Item" to have books from ASU or WCU delivered to UNC Asheville via ABC Express.

To find books beyond our library network, try WorldCat.

Materials not held within our network can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

Searching the Library Catalog

 Books for research topics in liberal studies may be shelved in many different call number ranges. Search the library catalog using appropriate keywords or subjects.

It's usually best to start with a keyword search, but subject headings applied to relevant books can help refine results. Open the item record of a book that interests you.  Scroll down to the clickable subject headings, and run another search to explore similar books.

You can also browse the headings associated with a particular topic as a way of getting started with your research.

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