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Museum Anthropology (Heitman): Getting started

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Library search tool  Searches broadly but with little precision and misses many specialized resources

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Finding books

Use NUcat, Northwestern University Library's catalog, to find books, documents, video, sound recordings, and other items across both the Evanston and Chicago campus libraries of Northwestern University.

Search examples:

   Keyword search:   "culural property" and ownership

   Subject Heading browse:   Cultural Property
                                              Cultural Property - Economic Aspects

                                              Cultural property --Protection --Law and legislation.

                                              Cultural property--Repatriation--United States.

                                              Museums--Social aspects.


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