Searching the library catalog

After opening, use the controls at the bottom to open in full screen (and increase the speed of the playback to a comfortable speed!)

Tips for Searching the Library Catalog

  1. Go directly to the catalog by selecting the catalog link below the search window on the library home page.
  2. Enter a few key terms or phrases from your research question. Pro tip: Select the Advanced Search. Use the pull-down menus for more flexibility.
  3. If you're getting a large number of results, add terms to narrow your search.
  4. Open records to see summaries, table-of-contents, and subject heading links.
  5. Follow relevant subject heading links.
  6. Add terms to narrow.
  7. Rinse. Repeat.