History of the American West

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Try searching the library catalog by keywords.

1). Start at the Library catalog's "Advanced" search tab.

(From the Library homepage, click on the "Books" tab, and then the "Find Books and More in the Library Catalog" link. A tab for "Advanced Search will be available.)

2). Combine up to three words or terms that describe your topic. Make sure each term or phrase is in a separate box.

Examples:  "Great Plains"       "Indians of North America"        Cowboys          Gold Rush           Oregon           "General Custer"       railroads    "national parks"     

3). Keep the type of search "Keyword" in each line.

4). Click the search button.

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