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Searching for Books
Use Primo to do a basic search for just about anything in our library catalog. You can limit your search to just books. Use Primo to search for books held in the AU Libraries or books throughout the SUNY libraries.
Box of Books Online Library Catalog (STARCat)
Search the catalog of the Box of Books Library (Alfred's public library) or the Southern Tier Regional library system.
Google Book Search
Google Book search allows you to access bibliographic information and in some cases full texts of books for free. Check the "Full View Only" box to search for full text of books.
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Goodreads is an American social cataloging website that allows individuals to search its database of books, annotations, quotes, and reviews. Users can sign up and register books to generate library catalogs and reading lists. Users provide reviews and ratings for books.