Search Tips – Books

Need a book for your research?

  1. Create a Search Term List
    1. Broad and narrow terms
    2. Brainstorm synonyms, events, related terms, people names, places/country, dates
  2. Go to Library Catalog
  3. Keyword search ANY/ALL your terms
    1. Sort by Call  Number
    2. Note repeating call numbers
    3. Use ONE good hit to find another
    4. Open the book and look at subject heading
    5. Click FIND IT – if it’s there
  4. Subject Search BROAD terms
    1. Sort by Call Number
    2. Note repeating call numbers
    3. Use one good hit to find another!
  5. Can’t find anything?
    1. See your LIBRARIAN!!

 

 

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