How to Use Subject Headings:
Sample subject headings include:
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.
The Swarthmore Libraries can help you get books, even when we don't own a copy.
Here's how to get a book:
What about articles? We can help you get articles, too.
Doctoral students go through an exhaustive literature search when writing their dissertations. They also tend to work on new questions, sometimes ones that have received very little attention from scholars before. You can obtain many of these dissertations and benefit from all the bibliographic treasues and new ideas. Check ProQuest Dissertations & Theses to identify dissertations on your topic.