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Local and outside resources useful for research related to LGBT issues.

ALICE Catalog, OhioLINK Catalog, and WorldCat

1. Start here: ALICE Library Catalog...

  • Includes: books, videos, magazine, journal, and newspaper titles, from ALL Ohio University campus libraries.
  • Does not include: individual articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers.
  • Look for Location, Call Number, and Status. AVAILABLE means it should be on the shelf, or readable online.

2. Can't find it in ALICE? Try OhioLINK...

  • Access to 50M+ items from around the state.
  • Quick, easy, and free borrowing; see table of borrowing information.
  • Use  the grey "request it" button from OHiolink get items from OhioLINK. Delivery usually within 3-4 days.*

*Please allow several additional days during COVID-limited operations. 

3. Can't even get it from OhioLINK? Try WorldCat...

  • Combined catalogs of thousands of libraries from around the world.
  • You cannot borrow directly in WorldCat; request books and media via Interlibrary Loan.

Limiting Searches by Language

You can limit your searches to results in specific languages in both the ALICE Catalog and OhioLINK Catalog. Using ALICE as an example, if you want to search for books written in Spanish, you can use one of the Advanced Search options in ALICE's Keyword search:

  1. Start at the Keyword search screen in ALICE
  2. Enter one or more words in the search box(es)
  3. Click on Show/Hide Advanced Options
  4. At the Language option, choose Spanish
  5. Click on the Search button

A similar process if available in other types of searching; after you have a set of search results, click on the Limit/Sort button.

Limiting by language is also possible in WorldCat.