Tripod is a catalog and discovery tool for the Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore College libraries.
Tripod Books and More catalogs the books, book chapters, journals (but not the articles in them), videos, reports, and online resources that the three schools own or can access.
Tripod Articles indexes millions of journal, magazine, and newspaper articles. Many of them are available in full-text. It also includes articles not available at Haverford but these can be requested for delivery to your email address.
Tripod Digitized Archives searches a selection of digitized and other online material from Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore special collections and archives.
You can search all parts of Tripod from the Quick Search tab, or you can search each channel independently.
For additional tips, see the Search Tips tab.
1. Tips for the basic search:
2. Tips for the advanced search
3. Working with results
1) Where can I get some help?
You can contact librarians by email or phone at Magill, the music library, and the science library: http://www.haverford.edu/library/ask_a_librarian.php
If you come to Magill Library, talk to a librarian or student assistant at the Research Support Desk.
2) How can I use library resources when I am away from Haverford?
Use the Off-Campus Access Link to login with your email user name and password. This will give you access to all the online journals and ebooks to which Haverford subscribes. Once in EZProxy, your URLs will carry “ezproxy.haverford.edu” as part of the address while you navigate to resources in Tripod. For this reason it is important that you click on links rather than type in URLs.
3) I came across a journal article on the Web, but it costs money. Should I get it?
No. Request it through Article Delivery. The Interlibrary Loan Department, led by Rob Haley, is able to get digital copies of many articles without charges for students, faculty, and staff at Haverford.