Use these catalogs - in the order given - to identify books and e-books, videos, music scores and sound recordings, magazine and journal titles,* newspaper titles,* some government documents, and more...
The library catalog shared by Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin Colleges. Request materials from Colby or Bates using "CBB Request". To locate books within Bowdoin Library, limit your search to just Bowdoin materials; make a note of the location and call number. Access to e-books labelled "Colby Access" or "Bates Access" but not "Bowdoin Access" are not accessible from Bowdoin. Search tips: If you are looking for a specific book, search CBBcat by title or author. For searching a topic, start with a keyword search. When you find some relevant titles, check the subject headings to focus your search or find additional terms for subject searching.
Extremely large joint catalog of holdings of libraries, primarily in the U.S. Before requesting, use "Find it @ Bowdoin" to determine whether the material is accessible via CBBcat, NExpress, or MaineCat. If not, use "Request this book via Interlibrary Loan".
*To find articles in journal, magazine or newspaper titles, please search our article databases.
Some options for identifying and/or acquiring publications of U.S. government agencies, international governmental organizations and NGOs. If fulltext is not provided through a particular database, use one of the other sources of fulltext mentioned in this box.