F&M College Library

CNX 271: Islam in North America

Discovering and Accessing Books @ F&M and Beyond

Search Discover to find books and ebooks @ F&M:  

To perform a general, exploratory search in Discover:

  • Start at the F&M College Library web site: library.fandm.edu
  • Click on the BOOKS tab.
  • Suggested search language for elements of your topics:
    • Group 1:  (9/11 OR "september 11")
    • Group 2:  ("african american" OR black) AND "islamic law"
    • Group 3:  "united states" AND post AND (9/11 OR "september 11")
    • Group 4:  "hip hop"
    • Group 5:  "united states" AND (twentieth OR 20th)
    • Note: if you want to search for information on Canada, use this:  canad*
  • Search!
  • Click on the title of the book to then view the full description.


To discover PRINT books available BEYOND F&M:

  • Follow the search steps above, then:
  • In the left frame:
    • Under Library LocationSelect: Libraries Worldwide
    • Under Source TypeSelect: Print Book (We are unable to borrow ebooks.)


  • Click on the title of the book to then view the full description.


  • For print books not available at F&M but of interest to you:
    • ​After viewing the  description:
      • ​Scroll down to Check Availability
      • Search EZ BORROW to determine if you could borrow the book from
        a nearby library.
        • If the book is not available via EZ Borrow, use the Interlibrary Loan
          (or "ILL")
           service, which is worldwide.

Encyclopedia of Islam

E-Z Borrow: Books

To request books to which we do not have immediate access use EZBorrow.

Interlibrary Loan/ILL: Articles and Books

To request articles or books/book chapters not available at F&M use Interlibrary Loan/ILL.

Call Number Locations and Maps

Librarian for CNX 271

Lisa Stillwell's picture
Lisa Stillwell
I am happy to meet with you online! Please email me to schedule a time: lisa.stillwell@fandm.edu

If you prefer to speak by phone, please call this number, leave a message, and I will call you back! 717.358.3844