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HY200 Topics in History: Social Movements Across World Cultures: Find Books

Use Tiger to find books & more at Colorado College

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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.

Use Prospector to request books & more from across Colorado


If you can't find a book, DVD, CD, or other item you need in Tiger, you can use Prospector to search libraries across Colorado and then request that they be sent to the Tutt Library circulation desk for you to check out here.

Use WorldCat to request books from throughout the U.S.

When the materials you want   are not available in TIGER or Prospector, you can search WorldCat.

1. WorldCat lists library holdings nationwide.
2. Requests require an ILL account.
3. Items usually arrive in 5-10 business days.

      Catalog Search Tips

      When searching TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat, try to

      1. Use broad keywords from your class reading to begin your search.

      2. Refine your searches by adding or removing keywords.

      3. Click on the subject headings of interesting books to find similar materials.

      4. Try the Library of Congress Authorities and Vocabularies thesaurus to find variations of keywords and subject headings.

        Google for Keywords




        Search Google to find keywords related to your topic.

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