Tutt Library Research Guides
When searching TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat, try to
- Use broad keywords from your class reading to begin your search.
- Refine your searches by adding keywords.
- Click on the subject headings of interesting books to find similar materials.
- Try the Library of Congress Authorities and Vocabularies thesaurus to find variations of keywords and subject headings.
Books about education start with the letter L. See the complete outline of call numbers for education from the Library of Congress.
L7-991 Education (General)
LA5-2396 History of education
LB1025-1050.75 Teaching (Principles and practice)
LB1050.9-1091 Educational psychology
LB1139.2-1139.5 Early childhood education
LB1501-1547 Primary education
LB1555-1602 Elementary/public education
LC8-59 Forms of education
LC980-1099.5 Types of education
Tiger, the CC library catalog, will tell you what we own (books, DVDs, CDs, etc.) or subscribe to (journals, databases, etc.) at Colorado College. It will not help you find articles in journals.
At the beginning of Block One 2017, books will not yet be available for you to browse and check out yourself. You can continue to use the red "REQUEST ITEM" button in Tiger, and you will be able to pick the book up at the Tutt Library circulation desk ion the first floor later that day, or the next day. The library website has more information about requesting books, including the schedule,
When the materials you want are not available in TIGER or Prospector, you can search in WorldCat and request them through Interlibrary Loan.
The book I want is not available in Tutt and I can't wait for Prospector or ILL.
It's 5AM and I need one more book for my paper.
Try Google Books -- the book you need may have full or partial viewing.
The popular book for my class is sold out at the Worner book store.
Check out Poor Richard's Book Store just down the street on Tejon.