F&M College Library

HIS/WGSS 356: European Sexualities

Discovering and Accessing Primary Source Materials @ F&M and Beyond

To discover primary source materials @ F&M and Beyond:‚Äč

1. Start at the F&M College Library web site: library.fandm.edu

2. Click on Advanced Search.

3. In the box labeled Keyword, type in your search statement, with all search operators in CAPITAL LETTERS! 

Example: sex* AND (france OR french) AND (18th OR eighteenth)

4. Combine, using the operator AND, your Keyword search statement with a Subject search statement featuring the following words (copy and paste into the catalog search box):

(documents OR interviews OR correspondence OR letters OR speeches
OR diaries OR narratives OR sources OR collections OR memoir)

5. Search!

Now filter/refine your search by:

  1. Sort: Best Match
  2. Source Type:  Book
  3. Language: English

Now, assess your results.  If you would like to see what is available beyond F&M, filter/refine your search by:

  1. Library: Libraries Worldwide

Discovering and Accessing Primary Sources: Newspapers

E-Z Borrow: Books

To request print books to which we do not have immediate access, use E-ZBorrow 

Interlibrary Loan/ILL: Articles and Books

To request articles or books/book chapters or other materials not available at F&M, use Interlibrary Loan/ILL 

HIS/WGS 356 Librarian

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Lisa Stillwell
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