Question and Answer

How do I search for books on a topic?

Begin by going to our library home page.

Once there, select the "Advanced Search" link on the bottom right of the search box.

Library search


  • Type in the keywords Japan AND folklore in the search box.
  • Click Search.

To get the best results, you'll have to sign in and narrow your search.

  • Click "Sign In" on the yellow banner and sign into your UA account.
  • Look for the Adjust My Results heading and scroll to the Types of Materials section.
  • Click Show More.

Type of material

  • Select the check box next to books so that you can limit your search to books.
  • Finally, click apply filters.

Learn more

For practice, try this tutorial: Using Library Search.


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