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Course Basics

Title: ComArt 600

Professor: Prof. Courney Bailey

Librarian: Jane Westenfeld, x3789


Improving Your Search Results

The Magical Effect of Using

 and will combine search terms
     documentary and writing

or will find similar terms
     writing or authoring or authorship

and (or) specifies the order of the search
    "documentary films" and (writing or author*)

* will find the variations of the word
   documentar*  will find documentary, documentaries
   author* will find author, authors, authoring, authorship

"   "  will search for the terms as a phrase
  "super size me"


Finding Books in Allecat


  • Start with a keyword search that is relevant to your topic.
  • Check the subject headings.  Are there any headings that can be used to find other relevant books in our collection ?


Using WorldCat to Find Books

  • Identify books about your topic from other libraries
  • Use EZBorrow to obtain the book
  • Will to to set limits for
       Not Juvenile
       Not Fiction
       Not Microform
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