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Finding Scholarly Studies in Books

Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  This link opens in a new windowConnect from Haverford College  This link opens in a new windowConnect from Swarthmore College  to look for all books (print and digital) owned by your college as well as the print titles at the other two schools.  

The following searches are a sampling of possibilities.  To find materials on a topic, try doing a keyword search in the Tripod Catalog to find relevant materials and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books.  Note that all these searches are in the Books+Media channel.  In examples #1 and 4 below, using keywords (Any Field in Tripod) rather than subjects will pick up results from chapter titles and content summaries.

        (muslim* OR islam* OR mohammed* OR ottoman* OR barbary) AND (antebellum OR "18th century") AND ("united states" OR america*) [Keyword search]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College   Icon  Icon

        (muslim* OR islam* OR ottoman* OR barbary OR algier*)  AND  ("18th century" OR "19th century") AND ("united states" OR america*) [Subject search]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

        ("united states OR "north america*") [Subject] AND (enslave* OR slave*) [Any Field] AND (muslim* OR islam* OR moslem* OR allah) [Any Field] AND (history OR sources) [Subject]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

        (women* OR gender*) [Subject] AND (muslim* OR islam* OR ottoman* OR turk*) AND ["18th century" OR "19th century"] [Any Field]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

**  Try opening a search above and replace one of the topics with your subject interest.

Beyond the Tri-College Collections

An important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tricollege Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 500 million title records owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan.  Use the  button to place requests.