Tutt Library Research Guides
Griffin, Elephant with howdah, Armed warriors
Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
Books on the same topic often have similar call numbers.
For a complete list of call numbers for history, check out the Library of Congress Classification Outline.
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.
Use the CC library catalog to find books, DVDs, and other things in our local collection, as well as links to online resources such as ebooks and streaming video.
If you are used to the old "Tiger" catalog, that was replaced with our new catalog in the summer of 2019. It should work similarly to Tiger, but better! Please ask at the Research Desk or Circulation Desk if you need help.
When the materials you want are not available in the catalog or Prospector, you can search in WorldCat and request them through Interlibrary Loan.
Search Google to find keywords related to your topic.
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.