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UW Libraries Search
Tips for searching UW Libraries Search for Books on American Indians:
- For known items, enter authors or titles in " "
- Use descriptive words as search terms
- Use keyword search phrases: examples, American Indians economic, American Indians politics, Native Americans civil rights
- When reviewing item details, use the Similar Items section to identify related subjects
- Truncation * returns results with a root word and any ending: politic* [finds political, politically, politics...]
- To to find a book, under Format (left navigation menu) choose Book
- Click title link to display item details (library location; call number, availability, etc.)
- Use Advanced Search for complex searches and limits
- Enter connectors (AND/OR) in uppercase letters
- See more info on UW Libraries Search >>
Sample Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Indian art North America
- Indians of North America - Fishing
- Indians of North America - Education
- Indians of North America - Washington - Education
- Tulalip Indians - Education
- Tulalip Indians - Social conditions
- United States - Civilization - Indian influences
Library of Congress Call Numbers
- Subject and Location Numbers
- E77 General works
- E78 By state, province or region, A-Z
- E98 By subject, A-Z
- E99 By Tribe, A-Z
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Ebooks at the UW
An ebook is an electronic version of a printed book. Some ebooks require you to set up a personal account in order to view them.
The following link provides access to ebook packages at the University of Washington.