Step 1: Start your search process by brainstorming a list of keywords that describe the main concepts of your topic or question.
Step 2: Use these keywords for your initial searches.
Step 3: Use the Subject Heading links in the Library Catalog record to refine your search.
(PCs and Laptops)
BrowZine is an app for tablets and smartphones that delivers and lets you browse, read, and save articles from thousands of the library's journals in one newsstand. BrowZine is compatible with iOS and Android tablets and smartphones. BrowZine can now be used on your laptop or computer as BrowZine Web.
With BrowZine, you can:
WorldCat contains more than 125 million records describing items owned by U.S. libraries and libraries around the world.
These items include books, manuscripts, musical scores, films, newspapers, etc.
Vanderbilt University library holdings are linked through WorldCat records.
HathiTrust Digital Library includes full-text of materials, many out of copyright (1923 or before), and records of later materials to theVanderbilt community from the a partnership of major U.S. academic and research libraries.
Google Books. Searches the full text of books and selected journals and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, and stored in its digital database. Most titles are no longer in print or commercially available.