Selecting the best search scope for your research needs:
Library Catalog vs. VU Collections vs. Articles
|Search Scope||What is included?||When should I use it?|
For a more detailed explanation of your search scope options consult What am I searching?
Searching the Library Catalog: A Quick Review
A Selection of Useful Subject Headings
Try a SUBJECT search using one of the Library of Congress Subject Headings listed below:
|Rome Army||Actium, Battle of, 31 B.C.|
|Athens (Greece) History, Military||Military history, Ancient|
|Military art and science Rome History||Rome History, Military|
Greece History Persian Wars, 500 B.C.-449 B.C
|Cavalry Greece History|
The following databases will help you find articles on your topic:
What is ?
FindIt@VU provides direct links from a database citation to the fulltext of the article (if available) and other supporting resources.
An FAQ for FindIt@VU is also available.
A brief overview for search L'Année Phlologique, key database for research in Classical Studies.
Specialized Ebook Collections
General Ebook Collections
HathiTrust has created the Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), which will allow Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff online reading access to materials that Vanderbilt Libraries own in print during this period of remote teaching, learning, and research. Access is available until further notice.
**The print editions of books made available through HathiTrust ETAS will not be available for check out for the duration of our participation in the service. The ETAS program is based on the principle of controlled digital lending, which requires us to temporarily remove our print copies from circulation.
Connect to books in HathiTrust directly from the Library Catalog:
Users need to click on the yellow Log in button and choose Vanderbilt University as their institution and then login with their VUnet ID and password to gain access.
Click the "Temporary access" link in the record to access the ebook and don't forget to click the "Check Out" button!