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How to Find Rare Books at Wilson Special Collections Library: Digitized Books

Digitized Books in the Catalog

The catalog offers links to many digitized books. Some of these are digital copies of items held by UNC and some are copies of items held by other institutions.

Below are links to digitized items by century dating from 1300 to 1899. You can search these items by entering your search terms into the "Search Within Results" box at the top of the page. You can also limit your search results by checking categories at the left hand side of the page.

Databases and Digital Resources

Below is a selection of digital resources relating to rare books. For discipline-specific resources, see the Library's E-Research By Discipline page.