Identifying Relevant Books
Use the Tripod Books and More catalog to look for relevant titles owned by Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore.
The following subject searches are a sampling of possibilities. To find materials on a topic, try doing a keyword search in the Tripod Catalog to find relevant materials and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books.
health and race history [Subject Search]
medicine united states history [Subject Search sorted for the newest publications first]
public health united states history [Subject Search]
Tripod - For locating books, journals, and other materials held in the Tri-College libraries. Deliveries within the Trico usually arrive in one or two days. Use the "Request" button
Worldcat - An important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tri-College Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 300 million records describing items owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan.
EZ Borrow and Interlibrary Loan - Request items that are not available in Tripod on this page. Note that E-Z Borrow provides books in 3 to 5 days. For books not in E-Z Borrow, request though Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Again materials may arrive in as little as 3 days. For journal articles not in Tripod, request through Article Delivery. They will be sent to you by email.
Oxford Bibliographies Online
The Oxford Bibliographies Online lay out the parameters of various issues within a particular field of study and evaluate the importance of individidual books and journal articles in the form of an annotated bibliography. It gives you the benefit of expert advice when choosing what to read.