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Family and Consumer Sciences: Search Strategies

Where to Find What:

Not sure how to find hardcopy books and videos, ebooks, streaming online videos, scholarly articles, databases, and more? Here's your brief guide:

Finding books, ebooks, articles, videos, multimedia, and more:

Searching the library catalog by Family and Consumer Science is the most general way to start. You'll get a mix of books, films, and other materials from the library catalog. See keyword and subject searches for examples.

Tip: search terms like these are also useful for finding articles and other online resources in the library’s databases.

Excample Search Terms for Family & Consumer Science

  • Home economics - as subject search: Despite the old-fashioned term, this subject search catches modern as well as historical research on Family and Consumer Science. Search results are broken out by very detailed aspects of family and consumer sciences with clickable links to related library resources - a great at-a-glance overview to help you drill down further.