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Tutt Library Research Guides


FS215 Introduction to Film Studies: Finding Books

Useful Subject Headings

These Library of Congress Subject Headings may be useful when seaching for books in our TIGER catalog:

Mass media

Social media

Digital media

Digital communications

Computer games

Fantasy games

Internet games

Role playing

Shared virtual environment

Video games

Virtual reality

Often Subject Headings will have subheadings that will help you narrow the scope of your search:

Video games > political aspects

Fantasy games > psychological aspects

Digital media > social aspects

Use Tiger to find books & more at Colorado College

Search Tiger by 

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

Find Books: TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat

You have access to books from three sources -- TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat:

  • TIGER includes all of the books owned by Tutt Library 
  • Prospector gives you access to books in 22 regional libraries
  • WorldCat lists library holdings nationwide

Delivery Times

  • Prospector is 3-5 business days
  • WorldCat (Interlibrary Loan) takes 5-10 business days

If you have questions about any of the catalogs, feel free to ask me or the librarians at the reference desk for help -- that's what we're here for.

Collections & Digital Archives Librarian

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Steve Lawson
Tutt Library Room 311
1021 N. Cascade Ave.
Colorado Springs CO 80903
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