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Start Your Research - A Self-Guided Tutorial

A tutorial to take you through the research process.

11 - Subject Searching

How Do I Find Books on the Same Topic?

Now that you have tried a basic keyword search, you might want to find more books that are related to your topic. This is when searching by subject comes in very handy.

Should I Search By Keyword or by Subject?

Keywords are everyday terms used to describe a topic. Subject headings are the agreed-upon terms designated by the Library of Congress and assigned to each item in your libraries’ catalog.