Searching the library catalog

Start your search:

  1. From the library homepage, follow the link to the library catalog
  2. Enter some keywords.
  3. Or, select the Advanced Search.
  4. Combine keywords and phrases.
  5. Add alternate terms to broaden your search, and select the pulldown menu to select "any." 
    e.g. women gender [any]

Expand or filter your search:

  1. Open catalog records to view summaries, table-of-contents, and subject heading links
  2. Follow subject-heading links.
  3. Or, add subject headings to your search and use the pull-down menu to select "Subject Browse"

From the homepage to the catalog

library homepage pointing to catalog link

Library Catalog, Advanced Search

Catalog advanced search interface

Searching by title

  1. From the library homepage, go to the library catalog.
  2. The "All Fields" search will generally work well, but the dropdown menu provides additional options to search by title, journal title, title begins with, along with other options

Note: Title searches can be finicky. It's often helpful to leave out punctuation like colons or simply enter the beginning part of the title.

library catalog dropdown menu