After you type in your search in Central Search, use the drop down menus to limit to "Books & Media" and by collection.
When you find a useful book, scroll down to the "Details" heading to find the book's "Subjects". Here you will find a list of related subjects that you might consider adding to your search. You can also click on a subject link. Cold War--Social aspects--United States will bring up a list of all the library's books on that topic.
Adapted from a libguide by Emily Ford at Portland State University
The library has thousands of eBooks. You can find them in our catalog by narrowing your search to Books & Media and eBooks.
The green Online access link indicates an eBook.
You can also search for eBooks in our eBook collection databases.
Authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information. May read the ebooks online, download them and save them to an eReader or eBook app.
Multidisciplinary resource providing articles from peer-reviewed journals. UCO's Collections include Arts & Sciences I-XV, Business IV, Ecology & Botany II, Hebrew Journals, Ireland, Life Sciences, Lives of Literature, 19th Century British Pamphlets, Security Studies, and Sustainability. Archival access only. How to search JSTOR
What is a Subject Heading?
A subject heading is a term assigned to a book or article that describes what content of the item. Using the right subject heading can help you find information more quickly.
For example, US Presidents can be described using the following terms:
Presidents of the United States
You could search all three of those key terms, or you could use one subject heading to find all the library's materials about US Presidnets
The Library of Congress determines subject headings. An outline of the subject headings can be found here.
This guide was adapted from a libguide by Emily Ford at Portland State University.
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