If Kenyon doesn't have a copy of the book or article you need, you can request it from another CONSORT library or OhioLINK. You can also use WorldCat to search libraries worldwide and make an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request.
For information on ILL, and to login to your account (or create an account), go here.
Use CONSORT, the shared catalog of Kenyon, Denison, Ohio Wesleyan, and Wooster, to find relevant books.
An author search will locate books, poems, plays, etc. by a particular author: gaskell, elizabeth
A title search will locate a specific work by an author: a room of one's own
When searching for literary criticism, consider using subject headings for more precise results. If a keyword search leads to a book that seems promising, click on the subject heading links at the bottom of the record to see similar items. You can also select "subject heading" in the "search by" box and try the following:
You can also search the OhioLINK catalog, which contains the holdings of 89 college and university libraries across Ohio.
The CONSORT and OhioLINK catalogs do not contain information about individual articles published in journals. However, if you have a citation to a journal article--the author's name, the title of the article, the title of the journal, and the date or volume/issue number--you can search by journal title in CONSORT to determine if the library has the journal in print, electronically, or in microfilm.
To search for articles on your topic, use an index or database. In many cases, you can get the full text of the article by following a link from the database. If you're searching in an index without links to full-text articles, you'll need to search by journal title in CONSORT as described above.
The search process will vary for each resource, but here are a few tips to keep in mind: