The Discovery Service provides a single, unified search box for searching the holdings of the College of Charleston Libraries, including scholarly journal articles, books, e-books, internet documents, research reports, and much more. Features of the service include:
Locating Information from the Avery Research Center can occur two ways
Go to the Avery Research Center website https://avery.cofc.edu
and select Archival Collections from middle menu
This takes you to search screen where you can you search by doing a keyword search in the search box or use the alphabetical listing to get to the collection of interest
If you choose do a keyword search you will get results like this
and if you do it alphabetically this is the result
From the library homepage, click the Classic Catalog link:
From here go the Collection Drop down to locate Avery Research Center and highlight it
You may now search as usual, but the results will only yield items found in at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture
Best of luck in your searching and please feel welcome to contact us if you need any further assistance.
Subject headings are a set of terms or phrases (known as controlled vocabulary) that classify materials. Essentially they identify and pull together under a common umbrella information about a given subject. Most online catalogs and databases use some form of subject headings, though they may also be called descriptors or keywords.
To identify subject headings relevant to your research topic: