Use OneSearch to search for books, DVDs, journals, and other titles held by the University Libraries. You can also log in to OneSearch to access reserve materials, renew items online, or to place a hold on materials.
Searching by Subject:
Subject headings are particularly ordered phrases which enable you to find all the materials in our collections on a given topic. Use the Advanced Search, choose Subject from the drop-down menu, enter the subject heading you wish to search for and press the search button.
Example subject headings:
Search WorldCat, the collected catalog of materials owned by over 54,000 libraries worldwide.
WorldCat Search Tips:
Use Google Books to see previews of books before you check them out or request them from other libraries.
Note that few books are available online in their entirety due to copyright restrictions.
Google Books previews are also available in OneSearch for some of the books owned by the Ball State University Libraries.