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LiONiL: Library Instruction Online for Information Literacy

Module 2: Finding Books and Other Materials in the Library

Searching by Subject in the Kraemer Libary Catalog

For this exercise, toggle between screens using the tabs at the top of your browser.

1. Open the Kraemer Library Catalog and follow the instructions below.

2. Click the Subject tab on left hand side of the screen. Enter gun control in the search box and click the Submit button.

3. Find the more focused subject heading Gun Control United States. Note that there are at least 48 items in the catalog that are listed under that subject heading (look at right hand side of screen). Click on the subject heading to see the titles for each item.

4. Click on the Limit button icon above the search box and limit your search to items published after 2011.

6. Look carefully at the following elements for each title.

7. Click on the title to see its item record. Here you will find more detailed information about the title including other subject headings used to describe it.