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ENGL 373 Victorian Crime: Using PRIMO to find Books and Media

Other Catalogs

If you are unable to locate the resource you need through MeLCat, there are other catalogs you can use to order books and media.

PRIMO Books and Media

Example searches:

Use either Advanced Search or the Search bar above to choose between searching options via keyword, subject, title, or author.

England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century (subject search)

Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 (subject search)

Victorian crime (keyword search)

"baby farming" (keyword search)

19th century england criminal (keyword search)

 

 

Searching Tips

  • Try different groups of keywords to see what different kinds of results you get
  • From the results, click on a title that looks interesting; your search terms will show up in red.
  • Look for Subject headings in the record that match your topic and try searching under these as a subject search.
  • If you click on one of the subject headings links in a record, it will bring up a list of similar subjects that might also be helpful.
  • Not finding many books on your topic? After trying a search, look for the     button to do the same search in WorldCat, a shared catalog of libraries around the world. We can order many of these items for you through InterLibrary Loan.