Books in the TriCo Libraries
Use Tripod to find books held by the TriCollege libraries. You can request books from the other TriCo schools and have them delivered to Swarthmore.
Use One Good Book to Find Others
When you've located a relevant book, there are several strategies you can use to find additional related works.
- Most books have subject headings listed in Tripod. These will help you find some other books on the same topic.
For example, let's look at the Tripod record for this book: Authoritarianism and corporatism in Latin America--revisited
The subject headings assigned to this book are:
Click on the link that matches the level of specificity you need. So if you want to read about authoritarianism in Mexico (as opposed to Latin America more broadly), click on "Authoritarianism" and then find the Authoritarianism-Mexico pair (you will have to use the "Next" link to browse through the subject headings).
- Consult the book's bibliography and use Tripod and library databases to track down some of the sources that author cited.