Books you find in Tripod and other library catalogs will typically have subject headings assigned to them. Subject headings provide a consistent way to describe what books are about. In Tripod, subject headings are displayed as links to other books with the same subject heading applied.
Here are the subject headings applied to the book:
When searching scholarly article databases, try a variety of keywords and search strings. Here are some examples:
antislavery OR anti-slavery OR abolitionist OR emancipationist
--- finds articles that mention any of these terms
(antislavery OR anti-slavery OR abolitionist OR emancipationist) AND ("new jersey" OR "new york")
--- finds articles that match at least one of the terms in the first set of parentheses (describing the movement) *and* at least one of the terms in the second set of parentheses (describing the geographic area)
Specialized databases make it easier to find articles published in scholarly journals, and differentiate these articles from other kinds of sources. Here are links to some recommended databases for research in this course.