Use Tripod to look for relevant books owned by Haverford, Swarthmore, and Bryn Mawr. Note that you can request print copies from BMC and Swarthmore. Log into Tripod (upper right corner), for Request buttons to appear on records. Delivery is usually within 24 hours.
The following suggested searches are only a sampling of possibilities. To find materials on a topic not listed below, try doing a keyword search in the Tripod Library Catalog to find relevant titles and then using the subject headings assigned to those items to find more.
Scholarly studies about ethnic and religious groups in the Ottoman Empire
Memoirs about life in the Ottoman Empire
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 full text in the database below. Take advantage of the detailed bibliographies and new ideas. Check Dissertations & Theses to identify titles on your topic.
WorldCat is an important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tri-College Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 400 million records describing items owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan. Use the FindIt button to request items you see in WorldCat.