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Using Library Lit's thesaurus
Click on Thesaurus in the black banner at the top of the screen.
The thesaurus helps you to understand the structure of the controlled vocabulary in Library Lit and to identify the best term(s) for your topic.
- Type in a term that might apply to your topic (e.g. cataloging), or browse terms alphabetically
- Click on a term to view broader or narrower terms.
- To add a term to a search, click the box next to the term and select "add."
Also, check out the University of Maryland's tutorial "Using a Database Thesaurus" for basic instruction.