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Religious Studies: Using InfoHawk+

A guide to resources in Religious Studies.

Lesson - Finding Books (and more) in InfoHawk+

What can InfoHawk+ help me find?

InfoHawk+ searches our physical materials (books, DVDs, etc.). It's the tool you need to use to find a book on the shelf, or an e-book online. Books are only part of what it can find.

It will also search a wide range of electronic resources, including Iowa Research Online, selected major databases in a diverse set of academic disciplines, and items unique to the UI Libraries like those in our Iowa Digital Collections.

Tips

  • Use the library catalog to find books and journls the library owns. Use a Research Database to find individual articles on your topic.
  • The library has material in many formats: Print and electronic books, government publications and reports, journals, theses, and more.
  • Know when to use the UI library and when to use your local public library

InfoHawk+

InfoHawk+ searches our catalog for UI Library books and other material and also searches other sources including databases and online archives. 

InfoHawk+ Tutorials

Your friendly University of Iowa Librarians created these tutorials to help you learn how to use InfoHawk+ like a pro. If you have any questions, please ask a librarian.

Uborrow

Do you need a book that the University of Iowa Libraries does not have?  Search and request it with UBorrow.  With over 90 million volumes, UBorrow combines the holdings of 13 major research Libraries.

  • Receive books faster than with recalls or interlibrary loan.
  • Keep books longer than with interlibrary loan.
  • Books will not be recalled except under unusual circumstances.

Still cannot find what you need?  Interlibrary Loan is there to help.