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ASIA 1111 – Hollywood Hanoi: Narrating the Vietnam War - Tran: Finding Books

What is Acorn?

Acorn is the library catalog for ALL eight Vanderbilt libraries.  You can use it to find:

  • Books
  • DVDs & Videos
  • Periodical Titles (not individual articles)
  • Reserve materials
  • and more...

What's This Number?

Need help making sense of the Call # you found in ACORN?  or where to find the book in the library? 

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Acorn Search Tips

  • Use quotation marks to search for phrases.

  • Use an asterisk (*) to return variant endings: vietnam* will return vietnam, vietnam's, vietnamese.
  • Use OR to search for related terms and expand your search: film OR motion pictures.
  • Look at your search results to find other terms for searching:


Some relevant subject headings include

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Bibliography

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Drama

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Fiction

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Literature and the war

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Motion pictures and the war

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Poetry