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Art and Architecture History: ART 480-D

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Edwardian women's lingerie dress

Advanced Searching for Books

In "Books and More" tab (faceted searching)

1.  Enter a BROAD keyword term, like "costume" or "dress" or "fashion" (don't be too specific here!!)
2.  Show all of the facets on the Left Hand side of the screen

  • General topic: Clothing and dress
  • General topic: History
  • Geographic region: United States
  • Coverage date: 19th century

3.  Click on individual titles to see "Similar items"
4.  Click on Subject Headings listed under individual titles to see another list of similar titles

In the "Classic catalog" (Subject searching)

1.  Click on the "Classic Catalog" link
2.  Select "Subject Headings" in the drop-down box, and try some of these:

  • Costume United States
  • Fashion United States
  • Clothing and Dress History

3.  Notice that there are other related subject headings in the list, like Costume United States 19th century
4.  Click on the subject area you want in order to see a list of titles
5.  Click on Subject Headings listed under individual titles to see another list of similar titles