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SPAN 335 - Contemporary Spanish Society Through Film: Library Links

Finding Books, E-books, and other materials

Search for books, e-books, articles, and other materials at Western Oregon University, Summit, and beyond. 



NOTE: You can read e-books on any computer or download to your digital device. See: Using eBooks @ WOU

Orbis-Cascade (SUMMIT): Libraries and locations 

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan

  • to check your interlibrary loan and Summit requests
  • to retrieve articles
  • to place a new request
  • to renew items
Frequently Asked Questions Copyright policy


Interlibrary loan is a service provided by Library and Media Services to support the research and teaching needs of students, faculty and staff at Western Oregon University.

For assistance placing requests, contact the Reference Desk (503.838.8899 or email
For questions regarding the status of your placed requests, call 503.838.8884 or email

Basics of Effective Library Database Searching

This Printable Handout highlights the key elements of an effective library database search

Find It @ WOU

You have found an article that you would like to use in your paper, but you do not see a link to read the full text of the article. That is what Find it @ WOU is there for. With Find it @ WOU, you have four different scenarios for getting the full text of the article.

The Find It @ WOU guide explains the four scenarios for getting the article.

MLA Citation Help

The MLA Style Aid provides formatting, in-text citation and works cited page assistance.

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