History of Asia

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Finding Books - Keyword Searches

Try searching the Library catalog by keywords.

1). Make sure you are at the catalog's "Advanced Search" screen.

(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 terms that describe your topic.  Make sure each term or phrase is in a separate box (quotation marks not needed).

Events -    Boxer Rebellion      Meiji                   Pearl Harbor      Vietnam War

People -    Emperor Hirohito   Mahatma Gandhi    Asian Americans      Dalai Lama

Places -    China                 Thailand               San Francisco         Southeast Asia

Themes-   Immigrants           Revolutions          Social Conditions      Medicine

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

4). Click the search button.

Finding Books - Sample Subject Searches

Below are links to subject headings in the Library catalog.  Subject headings collect materials on a topic together under one heading.

Print Books

Browse the shelves on the Library’s third level to find hard copies of books.

DS327-329.4 Central Asian History

DS401-486.8 Indian History

DS520-560.72 Southeast Asian History

DS561-589 Thai History

DS701-799.9 Chinese History

DS801-897 Japanese History

DS901-937 Korean History


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