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Last Updated: Jul 07, 2016     Views: 330

Subject Search

  • Subjects are special descriptors for library materials based on specific controlled vocabularies.
  • If your subject search is not successful, you will get a browse list of hyperlinked subjects with a "Your entry for XYZ would be here" message. You may also try other words with similar meaning, or ask a librarian for help.
  • If you found a title of interest, look for subject headings in the full record. By clicking on the subject link, you will retrieve all library materials with that subject.
  • You will also get a list of related materials by clicking on the “Similar Records” button at the top of a full display.

Limit by Material Type

  • You must first search for a subject, then click "Limit Search"
  • You will be able to limit your search by material type, language, publication date, and publisher.