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HIST MODERN BRAZIL Holt Fall 2022: FINDING BOOKS

CONSORT

Search the CONSORT CATALOG for items held by CONSORT Libraries. Consort is a shared catalog for the following schools: The College of Wooster, Denison University, Kenyon College, and Ohio Wesleyan University. You can request books held in other CONSORT libraries directly through the CONSORT system.  They will be placed on hold for you at the Andrews Circulation Desk.

OhioLINK

Search the OhioLINK CATALOG for items held by OhioLINK Libraries. You can request books held in other OhioLINK libraries directly through the OhioLINK system. They will be placed on hold for you at the Andrews Circulation Desk.

Browsing the Collection

History materials are found in the following areas of the library:

Woo Reference

Woo Main

Woo Oversize

Woo Periodicals

History materials will be in the C (Auxilary Sciences of History), D (World History), E & F (History of the Americas) classification areas. Follow the link to see a detailed outline.

 

SEARCH STRATEGY

NARROW YOUR TOPIC

Key Words

•Use AND between key words to narrow your topics 

Example:  Searching just BRAZIL will bring up all entries that contain BRAZIL.  

Searching BRAZIL and MUSIC will bring up only those entries on BRAZIL that deal with MUSIC.  

If you search BRAZIL and MUSIC and POLITICS, the results will bring up only those entries that deal with all three variables--BRAZIL, MUSIC, and POLITICS.

•Also, you can use * to allow for all extensions of a Key Word.

Example: BRAZIL* will bring up entries for BRAZIL, BRAZILIAN, BRAZILIANS

 

By FORMAT, LANGUAGE, LOCATION, DATE OF PUBLICATION

•In CONSORT you can go to the top tool bar to MODIFY SEARCH

•if you are only want INTERNET RESOURCES, click on that option in the COMPUTER FILE box 

•look at other option boxes, to further refine your results by language or year of publication.

 

LC Subject Headings

Books in the CONSORT and OhioLINK catalogs are assigned Library of Congress (LC)

Subject Headings. Here are some SAMPLE subject headings to consider for this course:

BRAZIL

BRAZIL--AGRICULTURE

BRAZIL--ART

BRAZIL--CHURCH AND STATE

BRAZIL--CIVIL RIGHTS

BRAZIL--CIVILIZATION

BRAZIL--COFFEE INDUSTRY

BRAZIL--COLLECTIVE MEMORY

BRAZIL--DESCRIPTION AND TRAVEL

BRAZIL--ECONOMIC CONDITIONS

BRAZIL--EDUCATION

BRAZIL--HISTORY

BRAZIL--LITERATURE 

BRAZIL--MUSIC

BRAZIL--POPULAR CULTURE

BRAZIL--POPULATION

BRAZIL--RELIGION

BRAZIL--SOCIAL CHANGE

BRAZIL--SOCIAL CONDITIONS

BRAZIL--SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS