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Finding Books/E-Books

Basic Search Tips

  • Place quotation marks around keyword phrases

"human society"
"social media"

  • Capitalize Boolean logic connectors (AND, OR).

"social media" OR technology
racism AND "United States of America" 

  • Click either "View all formats and languages" or "View all editions" to view all library holdings for a particular title.
  • Items at UD appear first in the list of search results. Other items can be requested via interlibrary loan.

Advanced Search Tips

  • Type au:, su: or ti: before your keywords to specify author, subject or title words.

su: anthropological linguistics

There are some e-book collections that can be found under the "Primary Sources" tab. In most cases, those books would be considered primary sources, which is why they reside there instead of on the secondary source page. 

Browsing the stacks in Morris Library can be extremely helpful when you are looking for additional sources for your research. Most books related to African history can be found on the 3rd floor of Morris Library and fall under the following Library of Congress classifications

CC   Archaeology 

GF   Human ecology. Anthropogeography 

GN    Anthropology 

GN700-890   Prehistoric archaeology 

You can also "browse" the shelves virtually by searching by Call Number through DELCAT.