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Locating Library Materials Pre-1950

A guide on how to locate pre-1950 materials in our library.


The following resources were consulted during the creation of this guide:

Collections search – Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (n.d.). Retrieved September 30, 2020, from

DOAB: Directory of open access books. (n.d.). Retrieved September 30, 2020, from

DOAJ. (n.d.). Directory of open access journals. Retrieved September 30, 2020, from

Massachusetts—Google Search. (n.d.). Retrieved September 30, 2020, from

Quan Liu, Y. (2004). Best practices, standards and techniques for digitizing library materials: A snapshot of library digitization practices in the USA. Online Information Review, 28(5), 338–345.

Tiffin library catalog. (n.d.). Retrieved from