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Religion 232: Multiculturalism / Beloved Community

Catalyst Books Search


Searching for Books

Tips for Searching Catalyst

Primary Document Searching
Searching for Primary Documents: The easiest way to search for primary documents is to include words such as "diary", "correspondence", "letters", "speeches", "biography", etc. in your search terms.  You may also use the filters on the left side of your results screen and select Genre, then Sources.


Keywords vs Subjects

Keyword: the vocabulary you already have, i.e. what you think of when you sit down to do a search.
Subject: the technical vocabulary that librarians use to classify everything in the catalog.  Here's an example: