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Why use bibliographies?

It may sound odd to use a bibliography, but these published and curated bibliographies are often organized by topic and are a quick way to identify books and journal articles. Both of these are online and can be searched by keyword or browsed by theme.

Background Information

Online Collection of Reference Works

Specific Titles

Journal Articles


Freely Available Index to Scholarly Literature

Finding Books

Our Library Collection

Other Libraries

Borrowing Materials from Another Library

text from catalog to request a digital copy and have it delivered within 24 hours by emailWe have a lot of items, but not everything you'll need during your time at Gettysburg.

Interlibrary loan is a service that allows you  to borrow materials unavailable at Musselman Library from other libraries around the world. Articles usually arrive in 24 hours. Books may take 4-7 days.

Interlibrary loan is fully integrated into library databases via the Gett It button and MUSCAT Plus, the library catalog. You are able to make and manage requests through your library account.

Watch for the "Gett It" button in databases. small button with the words Gett It! Clicking it will check to see if we have the item in our collection and direct you to request a copy from another library if we don't.

Primary Sources

Digital Collections


Document Collections


Selected African Magazines

For weekly news coverage from within Africa, the two titles below will be useful. For titles that are housed in Knouse (our off-site storage facility), you can easily request these to be returned to Musselman for you. You can then check them out for 7 days.

To request materials from off-site storage, login to Muscat Plus and click the "request" button on the catalog record.

black arrow pointing to request entire issue next to the volume information which you can see once signed into muscat plus