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Following is a list of broad subject headings that can be used in subject alphabetical and keyword searches:
Composition (Language Arts)
Call Number Ranges
P301-301.5 Style.Composition. Rhetoric
P302-302.87 Discourse analysis
P87-96 Communication. Mass media
PN172-239 Authorship-Technique. Literary composition, etc.
Ways to Search For Books
BYU Library Catalog
Alphabetical searching, call number searching, etc. of the library collection can be done here along with keyword searching.
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Theses & Dissertations
Also search the BYU HBLL catalog.
Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest) Coverage: 1861 - Current. With more than 2 million entries, PQD&T is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. UMI offers over 1.8 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 600,000 are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate free download.
CRL's Foreign Dissertations Database (Advanced Search) Through this growing database, the Center for Research Libraries provides access to over 800,000 foreign doctoral dissertations from more than 90 countries and over 1200 institutions. Search by author, title, institution name, the year the dissertation was defended, language, subject/keywords, and/or translated title.
Electronic Theses and Dissertations - BYU Electronic versions of works submitted to the BYU School of Graduate Studies
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