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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Utopian Communities - Linder: Books and Journals


Use the UIUC Online Catalog to search for books. Try using the Library of Congress Subject Headings, "Utopias, United States, History" or "Collective settlements, United States, History" as subject search terms to find a comprehensive list of books on the topic.

If a book is not available at UIUC . . . 

  • I-Share - Searches for items in more than 80 academic libraries in Illinois, including UIUC.
  • WorldCat - Searches for items in libraries throughout the world.

At home without time to request a book? Click on Advanced Search and limit your search to electronic (e-book) sources! You can also do your subject search first, and then limit the results to e-books. Do try Google Books, but you'll only have access to snippets of most of the books in your results list.

Check out the box below to find out how to limit your search to books at Uni High.


Narrow Your Search to Books at Uni Library

Here is how to find books at Uni using the UIUC Online Catalog.

1. First do a search in the UIUC Online Catalog.

2. Once you have your search results, use the sidebar on the right side to limit your search results by LOCATION.

Narrow your search.

3. Write down the call number and search the stacks at Uni for your book!

Journal Articles

Using the University Library

Google Scholar

This service is Google's method of searching the invisible web. To see the full text of many of these sources, you need to be "authenticated" as a legitimate UIUC user. Do so by searching for the source title on the A-Z list of electronic journals and newspapers. Also try the advanced search.

Google Scholar Search