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Women's History: Research & Reading

A guide for reading and research on Women's history.

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Book Search Tips!

  1. Keep your search terms more general than you would with an article database;
  2. If you find a great book on your topic, browse the shelves near this book for similar books;
  3. The default search is limited to Loras Library only; if you're not finding enough, expand to other libraries in the region or the world;
  4. When you identify a book that Loras Library does not have, use interlibrary loan to get it;
  5. Many current books are ebooks; don't forget to click on those links;
  6. Need help finding books on our shelves? Here's how to use library call numbers.

Starting Points: Books

  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic. For example: motherhood united states 20th history
     
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations. For example: "modern girl around the world".
     
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations. For example: "ebrey patricia"
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