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University College: Human Rights and Refugees: The Case of Tibet

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Searching for books

You can use either SearchBox or the WRLC catalog to search for books. The SearchBox below is limited to only books and only those that at least mention Tibet - feel free to modify your search however else you would like. You can also you the Subject Headings listed below to search the catalog or SearchBox.

Searching the WRLC catalog

You can use the WRLC catalog to search for books using your own keywords and then expanding upon them with subject headings, which are specific words used by librarians to describe each book.

To get to the catalog go to the library homepage and start here:

Arrow pointing to the catalog link on AU library homepage

You'll then search here - be sure to change the highlighted box to Subject Heading if you are using any of the examples below.

Example catalog search screen for WRLC catalog

Try some of the following to start with for this class (copy and paste these):

  • Buddhism -- China -- Tibet
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)--History
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)--Politics and government--1951-
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)--Relations--China
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)--Social life and customs