Finding Books in Allecat
- Start with the LAST NAME, First Name format for your author in the LC SUBJECT search box.
Subject Heading: Stoker, Bram
Subject Heading: Dracula
- You may also do a keyword search on your author's name to increase you results.
- We will explore the interconnections among a specific literary work, subject headings related to that work, and "author as subject" searches.
Related Course Resources
Improving your search
How do the following work in a search statement?
* example: sex*
OR example: sex* OR gender
AND example: Dracula and gender*
( a or b) example: (class or race) AND (vampire or dracula)
" " example: "samphic vampire"
When you find a relevant source in a database, what other actions can you take to find additinal sources?
example: Kiss me with those red lips (in MLA Bibliography)