Books in the TriCo Libraries
- Search by the subject headings you find in the book's Tripod record--this will help you find other books on the same topic, classified with the same subject heading. (view example)
- Consult the book's bibliography and use Tripod and library databases to track down some of the sources that author cited.
How to Use Subject Headings:
Sample subject headings include:
- World War, 1914-1918
- Civilians in war
Great Britain > History > George V, 1910-1936.
These subject headings are broad, but can help you identify more focused subheadings, such as "World War, 1914-1918 > Social aspects."
To search directly for a subject heading, go to Tripod and change the drop-down menu from "Keyword" to "Subject." Enclose the subject heading in double quotes and then search.
One starting place:
World War I: Documenting the First Total War of the 20th Century
Books Beyond the TriCo Libraries
To find books that are not owned by the TriCo libraries, search by keywords and/or subject headings in WorldCat, and make interlibrary loan or EZ-Borrow requests. Whenever possible, try to make your interlibrary loan requests early in the semester, to ensure that the books arrive with enough time left to write your paper.