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Core Collections

The Collections include books that are published or distributed in the United States and Canada and that were in print at the time that the current H.W. Wilson Core Collection volume went to press.  Original paperback editions are included, as well as paperback reprints of essential titles that have become unavailable in hardcover.  May be used in conjunction with Novelist to help readers find exactly what they are looking for.  The following Core Collection products are available:

  • Children's Core Collection (H.W. Wilson)
  • Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction (H.W.Wilson)
  • Graphic Novels Core Collection (H.W.Wilson)
  • Fiction Core Collection (H.W.Wilson)
  • Core Collections en Español
This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.


Have a question? Contact Madison Public Library's Reference Department by phone at 608-266-6300 or by email.