Books: Finding, Borrowing, and Using Books at KU Libraries and Beyond
Library Catalog Search Tips
AND, OR, NOT (Boolean operators)
Title, Journal Title
Identify Keywords: Before searching the Library Catalog or other databases, write down all the words that describe your topic.
Follow the Bibliographic Trail: One proven method for gathering reliable information is to follow the citations, references, or footnotes from one source to another.
Can't Find Books on Your Topic? Some content on a topic can be hidden in small chunks within general works. So you may need to think more broadly about your topic.
Dissertations & Theses