Boolean Operators: AND, OR, NOT and Other Symbols for More Effective Searching
theat* AND (classical OR antiquity)=Using the AND operater narrows your search to only results that mention both keywords. Use the OR operator to search for variants or synonyms of the same keyword. The asterisk (*) is a wildcard symbol that is used to catch variant endings of a word (individuality, individualism, as well as individual).
“trojan women” AND motherhood=Use quotation marks to search for a specific phrase.
Library of Congress call numbers group books by topic. The following are some you might find useful.
E 75 - E 99 Native Americans.
E 184 - E 185: American ethnic groups.
HA: Social science statistics.
HM: Sociology (general and theoretical). Social psychology.
HN: Social history. Social problems. Social reform.
HQ: The family. Marriage. Women. Feminism.
HT: Communities. Classes. Races. Slavery.
HV: Social and public welfare. Substance abuse. Criminology.
K: Legal issues