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Video Game & Interactive Narrative Studies (TriCo)

Finding Book Chapters / Essay Collections

Before conducting your search:
  • Consider how your argument might be broken down into keywords or phrases.
  • Compile a list of synonyms for those keywords.  What other terms might scholars use to talk about your topic, and how do these terms reflect the type of argument scholars are making?  (E.g., publishing vs. dissemination)
  • Consider which intersections among your keywords will be useful for searching
See the Search Tips tab for additional information about searching Tripod and other catalogs.

Finding Books

Use TRIPOD to find books and other material owned by the Tri-College libraries.

Use WorldCat to find books not held by the Tri-College libraries.

In order to find books in either catalog, conduct either a relevant:

Keyword Search:

E.g., 

(See the Search Tips tab for more information on how to construct keyword searches.)

Or Subject Search:

E.g.,   Video games—Social aspects

           Video games—Design

           Video games—History

           Video games—Philosophy

           Video games—Psychological Aspects

           Video games—Industry

           Hypertext fiction—History and Criticism

           Interactive multimedia [Tripod]

         (Use the Browse Books & More link to find additional subject headings.)

Selected Books