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AFR155: Introduction to Black Women's Studies: Books

Fall 2015, R. Barnes

Books Outside of the Five Colleges

WorldCat - Use WorldCat to expand your search for books, theses, etc. beyond the Five College area. Watch for items that are owned by only one library; such unique material is often not obtainable via interlibrary loan.

Use the SC Links button SCLinks within WorldCat to access and populate the interlibrary loan forms.

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Five College Library Catalog

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Note that subject searching isn't always straigtforward. Try a KEYWORDS ANYWHERE search to find a few relevant titles. Then click on the subject headings on those records to conduct a more comprehensive subject search. Or, look up a book from your syllabus, and use the subjects assigned to that book to locate other titles on the same topic, for example Where and When I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America.

Samples of Subject Begins With searches:

African American women - Political activity
African American women - Social conditions
African Americans - Civil rights
Feminist theory
Feminism - United States - History
Feminists - United States - History
Sexism - United States Women - United States - History - 20th century
Women - United States - Legal status, laws, etc.
Women - United States - Social conditions

Requesting an Item - Use the library catalog to request Five College books not available (or checked out) at Smith.

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