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ONLINE TUTORIAL: LIBRARY RESEARCH TOOLS

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Use   Power Search   to combine keywords within specific indexes:

     
Say for example,
you need to find a book about William Faulkner's short story "Barn Burning"
Since we do not have any book entirely dedicated to this one short story, you want to know whether any book's CONTENTS includes a critical essay or chapter about this story.
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Entering Barn on
words or phrase searches the entire bibliographic record, including CONTENTS

Entering
Faulkner criticism on subject index specifies that you only want those records which are about Faulkner's works.
         
    Retrieving the record which contains:
"Barn" in Contents and "Faulkner Criticism" in Subject
   
             
   
       
 
     

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