Answered By: Lynn VanLeer
Last Updated: Mar 07, 2019     Views: 3420

The easiest way to find and search in Thoreau is to start on the Library's homepage

Tip: Thoreau searches many, but not all, of our databases at once. See a full list of what databases are included in Thoreau.

  1. On the Library homepage, type your keyword into the main search box and click the search icon. This is set to search Thoreau. 

  2. Enter your MyWalden user name and password if prompted. You will be taken to a screen with three search boxes.
  3. Type your other keywords in the other search boxes to narrow your search. 

    Search tip: Break your topic down into keywords and type one concept or keyword per box
    Learn how to set up a database search. 
  4. Under the search boxes use the limiter options to refine your search. Examples:  Full Text, Date, or Peer Review. 
  5. Click Search.

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