A keyword search allows you to search for a word, words or a phrase anywhere in the library catalogue record (such as author name or words appearing in the title).
For example: modernism and (theatre or theater)
A Starts With (or Browse) search allows you to browse a list of titles, authors or subject headings that correspond to the information you provide. This type of search is best used when you are searching for a particular title, author or subject.
Subject searches can be an effective way to find information about an author or topic.
To search by Subject in the Library Catalogue, click the Starts With button and then select LC Subject from the drop-down menu.
Useful Subject Headings when searching for information about an author and/or his or her works include:
Name of author (Last name, first name)
Name of author (Last name, first name) -- Criticism and interpretation.
Name of author (Last name, first name). Title of a specific work.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Handmaid's Tale