Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution This link opens in a new window This link opens in a new window 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 (rather than subjects) will pick up results from chapter titles.
nuns AND (music*OR liturg*) AND (medieval OR "middle ages") [Keyword search]
"courtly love" [Subject] Sorted by newest titles first.
hildegard [Author] AND [saint OR bingen] [Author] Limited to Material Type - Sound Recordings
(medieval OR "middle ages" OR 14th OR 15th) [Keywords] AND (dance* OR dancing) [Subjects]
(gender OR body OR sex*) AND ("middle ages" OR medieval) [Subjects]
** Try opening a search above and replace one of the topics with your research interest.