Here are some tips for finding search terms. It's a great idea to start thinking about these before you search in catalogs, databases, and other search tools.
CLIO is the library catalog for the Columbia Library System (including Barnard Library, but excluding Teachers College and some information from the Law Library). In CLIO you can find books and media materials, search for different kinds of databases, and find articles within those databases as well.
To search for books, as well as journals and other periodicals (by title), or films, or sound recordings, select Catalog in the drop down menu above.
Enter your search terms. Some tips:
NARROWING DOWN YOUR SEARCH RESULTS
After you have entered a search in the catalog, you can use the boxes on the left side of the screen to narrow down your results. Some options:
You can also use the "Sort By..." drop down feature at the top of the search results list to change the order of your search results (by date, or alphabetically by title, for instance).
These databases and anthologies contain the FULL TEXT of a range of literary sources from around the world. Most are grouped around a specific region or historical tradition, and they generally allow you to search or browse for texts.