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Be a Research Hero: Find Books

Gather Background Information

book  Looking for a broad overview, biographies, anthologies, or encyclopedias? Use Minerva to search for books and other items in the University Libraries' collections.

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Tips for Searching the Catalog

When searching in the catalog, try selecting the search type "Subject begins with..." and type in the following subject terms:

  • comic books, strips, etc.
  • superhero comic books
  • heroes
  • women heroes
  • hero's journey
  • heroes in literature
  • women heroes in literature

Looking for a specific superhero or topic? Use the Title/Subject keyword search.

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