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Human and Organizational Development Resources (HOD): Finding Books

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Search Acorn


 Acorn is the library catalog for ALL of the 8 Vanderbilt Libraries.  You can use it to find:

  • Books
  • DVDs & Videos
  • Periodical Titles (not individual articles)
  • Reserve materials
  • and more...

Other Library Catalogs

  • DiscoverLibrary: meta search tool of the Vanderbilt Libraries.
  • WORLDCAT: Search for items owned by U.S. libraries and libraries around the world.


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Leslie Foutch
Peabody Library
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