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Course Guide to CHN272: Literature in Early and Imperial China: Finding Books

This course offers an introduction to traditional Chinese literature from its beginning in the first millennium through the end of the imperial era in 1911. The class will read and discuss some representative works from various periods, ...

Other Library Catalogs


If you can't find the book you need from our library, that's not the end of it.  You can continue your search at WorldCat, the online catalog of books and other materials held by the libraries almost all over the world.  You can retrieve the book you found from WorldCat through Interlibrary Loan.


Another catalog you can use is GIL, which stands for GALILEO Interconnected Libraries for the University System of Georgia.

GIL Universal Catalog

You can check out the book you found from GIL through Interlibrary Loan.

Locating Books


How Do I Find Books?

Use discoverE or EUCLID to search holdings/collections in the Emory Libraries.

discoverE and EUCLID search the same holdings. However, there are some features of discoverE that you may find helpful:

  • Search results are identified by icons (Audio, Video, Book, Journal)
  • Search results can be sorted by Relevance, Date, or Popularity
  • Search results can be limited to online resources, or to only those items that are currently available
  • On the search results page, you will find suggestions for limiting your search results by collection, topic, author, library, resource type, genre, language, date, and Library Of Congress classification.

Tips for effective searches in discoverE:


Getting Books Emory does Not Own


Interlibrary Loan

If we do not own a book that you need, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan -- a free service. We will borrow a copy for you from another library. The first time you logon you will need to register. If you need help with this service, contact a reference librarian.


Interlibrary Use

You can check out books from Georgia Tech, Georgia State, and the University of Georgia with your Emory ID card. These institutions may have the materials you need for your research.  You may be able to checkout books from other local college/university libraries, as well.  An interlibrary use card may be required; these are available at the

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