Use Tripod to find books held by the TriCollege libraries.
Request books from Bryn Mawr and Haverford to have them delivered to Swarthmore (usually within 24 hours)
Books in the TriCo Libraries
In McCabe, books are shelved by the Library of Congress (LC) classification system. A-G call numbers are on the lower level of McCabe (below the main floor). H-K call numbers are on Level 2 (above the main floor), and L-Z call numbers are on Level 3.
Use One Good Book to Find Others
When you've located a relevant book, there are several strategies you can use to find additional related works.
- Search by the subject headings you find in the book's Tripod record--this will help you find other books on the same topic, classified with the same subject heading. (view example)
- Consult the book's bibliography and use Tripod and library databases to track down some of the sources that author cited.