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LATS 1111 - Growing Up Latino & Latina - Lomeli: Finding Books

What is Library Catalog?


Library Catalog is the library catalog for ALL of the 9 Vanderbilt Libraries. 

You can use it to find:

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

Conquering Call Numbers!

I've got a call #, now what?


Click the link below for more information.

Keyword vs. Subject Searching

Step 1: Start your search process by brainstorming a list of keywords that describe the main concepts of your topic or question.

Step 2: When you find a relevant title, click on its title to see its Library Catalog record. ​

Scroll down to its Subject Headings: "Subject." Click on the links to see all the other titles in Library Catalog listed under the same subject heading (tag).

Using categories to search for books