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Library Research Guides

Engineering 260: Getting Started

This guide will help Engineering 260 students find library resources for their class project.

General Intercultural Books

About Mirlyn

The library catalog, referred to as Mirlyn, enables you to search and browse the University of Michigan Library’s collection of books, journals, audio/video materials, electronic resources and more. It lists materials owned by the University Library (Ann Arbor), Clements Library, Bentley Historical Library, UM Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), and UM-Flint.

The default search in Mirlyn on the UM Ann Arbor campus includes all of the Library's holdings in Ann Arbor as well those at the Biological Station in northern Michigan. You can change the libraries that are being searched by clicking on the drop-down menu next to "Search in" above the search box.

Mirlyn search box - Ann Arbor

Travel Guides and Dictionaries

Travel Guides

Use one the following search terms in the "Subject" search box:

  • travel -- guidebooks
  • description and travel

Use the name of your country and additional terms in the "All Fields" search box:

  • ghana (etc.)


Select "Dictionaries" under format - see below.

Search with the desired languages in the "All Fields" search box.

  • french english
  • turkish english

Making the Most of Mirlyn

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Gabriel Duque
2178 Shapiro Library

734 615 1439