Access articles and electronic books from the Library's subscription databases from off-campus! When you click on a database, you will be prompted for your user name (your student ID) and PIN (the two-digit month and day of your birth in MMDD format). You can also go directly to http://www.wlac.edu/Library/index.aspx.
Example for student with ID number 88-123-4567 born February 25th:
User name: 881234567
Possible search terms for the catalog:
Medieval AND "daily life"
"Middle Ages" AND "daily life"
Italy AND "social customs"
"American arts and crafts movement"
Victorian AND "daily life"
Furniture AND "art deco"
"Interior design" AND 1960s
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Search through specialized encyclopedias for information on artistic styles and historical eras. Consider limiting your results to the arts.
Search for video clips on historical eras or artistic styles.
Find books about historical eras and artistic styles. Limit your results to books. This database is especially useful for finding recent titles in electronic format.
When searching for a phrase, put quotation marks around the phrase.
Example: "Victorian era" AND "daily life"
To narrow your results to reputable sites, search by domain types .edu, .org, .gov.
"Middle ages" AND costume site:.edu
"industrial age" AND "daily life" site:(.edu OR .gov OR .org)