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HIS 441 & 495, Prof. Mather

Where to Start Your Book Search

There are two main places to start your search for books. Each has a different specialty and scope.


For a broader but less precise search, try the tools below.

Finding Books

Search the URI Libraries Search or WorldCat for likely terms and look closely at your results. You will want to determine whether the results you have found use the exact search terms you used, or whether they use synonyms. If you find synonyms, try subsequent searches using those terms to find additional items.

If you find something that looks interesting, and you want to see similar results, click on the Subjects – this will take you to other books on the same topic.

Screenshot of catalog result - Subject Headings are links at the bottom of the page 

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