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Tripod Catalog: A How-To Guide

Tripod Features

  • Fewer clicks to access journal articles and other online resources
  • The option to see all relevant library materials in one results list
  • Combined access to both print materials and online e-resources
  • Easy-to-tailor search results using active content filters in the sidebar
  • Full-text access to online resources from on- and off-campus
  • To connect, start with the Tripod URL for your college  

Quick Tour

Search Options

  • In a Basic Search, you'll receive results that contain all of your search terms. These may match keywords in a title, author names, subjects, abstract, or other descriptions.
  • Use the Advanced Search to limit your search to specific fields, material types, and publication dates.
  • Know what you are looking for? Select “starts with” or “is (exact)” in drop down menu in Advanced Search to find specific title
  • Use Refine My Results to limit to items available online or physically available in library. You can also include or exclude particular material types