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Popular Culture: Books, Theses & Dissertations

Ways to Search For Books

HBLL Scholar Search: Keyword searching. Select Books & Ebooks search and perform advance  or simple searches for printed books and E-books held by HBLL.

Other Libraries - Try WorldCat: Unified catalog of research libraries and public libraries throughout the world. Includes books, serials, sound recordings, data files, musical scores, and visual materials. Search using Library Catalog commands. Updated daily. Interlibrary loan database. Look up book, and order it from interlibrary loan.

Theses & Dissertations

Search the library catalog for BYU theses and dissertations.

Searching Tips

To look for books on your subject, search the Library Catalog using keyword combinations for your topic.  Examples:

popular culture AND United States
United States AND Social life and customs
comics AND japan
popular music AND Brazil
minorities in motion pictures
"fan fiction" OR fanfic*

You can also search for documentaries or popular films dealing with popular culture. Example: Super Size Me (2004).

Try searching subject headings as well.  Examples: