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Finding Books

Use CONSORT, the shared catalog of Kenyon, Denison, Ohio Wesleyan, and Wooster, to find relevant books. If you're having trouble finding an item in the library, check out How to Read a Call Number.

1. Author search: Locate books, poems, plays, reports, etc. by a specific known author: McNair, Glenn

2. Title search: Locate a specific work by searching for its title: Criminal injustice : slaves and free Blacks in Georgia's criminal justice system

NOTE: If you are unsure of the exact TITLE, try a few of the main KEYWORDS or phrases that you know instead.

3. Keyword searches allow you to use words and phrases from author names, titles, subjects, notes, and other fields, in order to hone in on material you need

When searching for resources, 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 most academic and a few public libraries across Ohio. 

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