To find books on a particular subject, use a keyword search on the library catalogue. For example:
Keyword searching often retrieves a large number of results. You can limit your search by using and adding more keywords to retrieve resources that have both words in the record. For example:
Israel AND history
Hebrew AND literature AND "short stories"
Use OR to broaden your search to find material related to similar keywords in the one search:
Hebrew AND (literature OR writing OR manuscripts)
Refer to the search tips for details on how to search on the library catalogue effectively. These tips also work with databases.
Another way to navigate the catalogue is to use the hyperlinked subject headings in item records. Once clicked on, these headings will show you related subjects around your area and the all the books that the library has related to that subject. Refer to the image below.
If you can't find what you're looking for or an item is unavailable in the catalogue try the following options:
Below is a list of links to subject headings that will take you to books relevant to Jewish studies.
As well as search the library catalogue, you might like to check the library shelves at the following call numbers:
|492.411||Alphabets - Hebrew language|
|492.47||Dialects - Hebrew language|
|892.416||Hebrew poetry - 1947-1999|
|892.417||Hebrew poetry - 2000-|
|892.435||Hebrew fiction - 1885-1947|
|892.436||Hebrew fiction - 20th century|
|909.04924||Diaspora (Jewish history)|
|943.086||Period of Third Reich, 1933-1945|
|956||Middle East (Near East)|
|956.9404||Period of British control, 1917-1948|