Subject headings are words and phrases which consitiute a "controlled vocabulary" to categorize books by subject field. Subject headings often indicate the contents of books in terms that their titles (or your keywords) do not use, which often may be very general.
Translating and interpreting
Translating and interpreting -- Columbia -- History -- 19th century
Arabic poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English
Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922 -- Translations into Italian -- History and criticism
Short stories, Japanese -- Women authors -- Translations into English
English drama -- 20th century -- Translations into French
Translated material is oftentimes difficult to locate. If you find that Bobst does not have a title that you are looking for you can request a copy using our Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL). ILL is a service which helps eligible patrons obtain materials that is unavailable in the New York University or consortium libraries. You can request books, journal articles, or even just a chapter of the book.
If you are looking for a translation of a specific book, a search in Bobcat will retrieve any copies that we hold of the title regardless of language. You can search Bobcat by either author or title, limiting your search parameters by using the "anywhere in the record" pull down menu below the search box.
This will pull up all the records for the author or title regardless of language. You can then use the language facet on the left hand side of the screen to limit your results to the specific language you are seeking.
Search for books, journals, videos, etc. in our local libraries and special collections.
Google Scholar is a time-saving, scholarly search interface accessible from within the Google interface. With Google Scholar, you can access peer-reviewed journal articles, books and book sections. For literature searching, specialized databases have more functionality and access more comprehensive results, but Google Scholar is a good tool