Tip 1: If the catalog record of a book has a "Preview this item" button, click on it to preview the book.
Tip 2: •Once you have located a book on your topic click on the subject headings of the catalog record. This can lead you to additional books on the same topic.
Tip 3: Look to see if the catalog record has a summary or table of contents of the book and is available in other editions.
Tip 4: If a record says networked resource it is usually available online.
Tip 5: When doing keyword searching try combining keywords/pharses. Be aware of the differences between board and narrower search:
africa and education vs "west africa" and education
Tip 6: Physically browsing in either Reference or the Book Stacks, such as in the DT 159.6 range (Sudanese history) to see other call number ranges relevant to Sudanese history, see the Library of Congress Classification Outline.