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FREN 014: Directions de la France contemporaine (SC): Finding Books

Finding Books

Using the Tripod Library Catalog

Use Tripod to search for individual journal articles as well as Tri-Co books, journals, multimedia, databases and more.

To search for books and journal articles at the same time, try a Keyword search from the Quick Search tab:


          (france or french) bread or "french bread"



You can also individually search the BOOKS & MORE or ARTICLES & MORE tabs.


In BOOKS & MORE you can search Library of Congress Subject Headings in addition to Keywords, Titles, Author/Creators.


           "Celebrities -- France"
           "France -- Civilization -- 20th Century"
           "France -- Cultural policy"
           "France -- Intellectual life -- 20th century"
           "France -- Social Life and Customs -- 20th Century"
           "National characteristics, French"
           "Paris (France) -- Social Life and Customs"
           "Popular culture -- France"

In ARTICLES & MORE, searches by Subject are not on LCSH, but on varied headings assigned by the article suppliers.  Depending on yout topic Keyword searches may be more useful.

Keyword search on the name of a work of art
               "Le Mepris"

Subject search on the name of an event
               "Tour de France"

Subject search on the name of a group, person, or organization
               "Hollande, Francois"

Keyword search on the name of a group, person, or organization
               "Yasmina Reza"