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Tips for searching UW Libraries Search for Books on American Indians or Native Americans
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To enter as one search term, enclose authors, titles, or keywords/topics in " ".
Use descriptive words as search terms.
Use keyword search phrases: examples, American Indians economic, American Indians politics, Native Americans civil rights, Native American women artists.
Find the Revise My Results Menu to limit or focus your search. This allows you to limit by availability, resource type (format), library, topic, among other limits. For example, perform a search for NisquallyTribe. On the Revise My Results menu find Author/Creator and click showmore to display a list of author who have written on the Tribe.
Truncation * returns results with a root word and any ending: politic* [finds politician, political, politically, politics...]
To to find a eBook, under Resource Type (left navigation menu) choose eBook. You may need to click Show More.
Click the title link to display item details (library location; call number, availability, etc.).
Use Advanced Search for complex searches and limits.
For example: Subject [ Civil Rights ] ; Keyword/Any Field [ Native-Americans ]