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SSI1-120: Hagia Sophia: From the Emperor's Church to the Sultan's Mosque: Books

Primo Search Scopes

Collins, Summit and Articles, etc.

This is the default scope. It includes everything in the Collins and Summit scopes, as well as selected articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. Articles not immediately available online, or in the library, can be requested via interlibrary loan (ILL).

Collins and Summit

Includes the Collins scope, as well as information about the collections of the 38 northwest academic libraries participating in Summit. Items not immediately available from Collins can be borrowed through Summit.


Information about books, e-books, media, maps, scores, government publications, microforms, journals and e-journals owned, or subscribed to, by Collins Library, Slater Museum of Natural History, and CES.

Tipasa: Interlibrary Loan

If your article is not available at Collins Library, you've got another option to getting it. Use Tipasa, our interlibrary loan service.

You'll need to set up an account the first time you use it and log in subsequently.

Once you have an account, either go directly to Tipasa and manually enter the information, or, if you're using a database, look for a shortcut link to automatically fill out the form, like this:

Interlibrary Loan Link

Allow at least a week for the article to come. If your  article is delivered in electronic format, you'll receive an email with a link to follow as soon as it's arrived. If it's delivered in paper, you'll receive it right in your campus mailbox.

Search Primo

Use Primo to find resources on your topic at Collins Library and beyond. Primo searches for books here and at other nearby libraries, and will also find some articles. 

Enter a variety of keywords that describe your topic. When you find a relevant source, view the full record and search one of the subject headings. Primo will find sources that share the same subject heading.

Try these suggested subject headings. Copy and paste into the search box below.

Ayasofya Müzesi 

Church architecture -- Byzantine Empire

Mosaics, Byzantine -- Turkey -- Istanbul

 Istanbul (Turkey) -- Buildings, structures, etc

Orthodox Eastern Church -- In art

Art, Byzantine


In addition to print books, you'll also discover ebooks in Primo.

One vendor whose ebooks are not represented in Primo is the ACLS Humanites E-Book Collection which must be searched separately.


Didn't find what you need in Primo? Search WorldCat, a catalog of books and materials available worldwide.To request an item found in WorldCat that is not available through Collins Library or Summit, use interlibrary loan.