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Finding Books in Boatwright Library

To search for books in Boatwright, use the Catalog . It is better to use at least two words. Start with a keyword search and when you have found one or two relevant books, examine their subjects headings to help guide further searching, Remember that books are generally on broad topics and that you are not searching the full text, only the titles, subject headings, and--if you're lucky--the table of contents. You can also find books in Onesearch by limiting results to items in the library catalog. For narrower topics, search for journal articles in a journal database such as Academic Search Complete, or one of the others listed under the "Articles" tab.