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Death in the Name of God: Martyrs and Martyrdom - Religious Studies 1143: PITTCat +

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Combining Search Terms  - You can craft complex searches using Boolean operators AND, OR, and  NOT. These operators must be written in ALL CAPS.  The PITTCat+ searching default is the AND operator.

Phrase Searching - PITTCat+ allows for phrase searching with the use of “  “. For example, the search "pittsburgh renaissance" will find items with the phrase pittsburgh renaissance in them.

Wildcard and TruncationYou can use wildcards (* and ?) symbols to search PITTCat+.

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PITTCat+is the gateway searching tool for all of the materials owned by the University Library system (ULS), including articles, books, e-books, journals, e-journals, e-audio and e-video, digital images, government documents, microfilm and movies.

 

Searching PITTCat+

Enter your search terms and click on the Search Library button. PITTCat+ will offer correct spellings and search for variations of your search terms.

The Result List will include articles, books, e-materials, and images. Select the title of an item for more detailed information about the item, such as an abstract or the shelf location for a book. If full text content is available, you can get the full-text by selecting the full-text icon to the left of that item.

You can Refine Your Results by using the options on the left. Narrow your results to items in the catalog, a specific campus, format, publication date, limiting to scholarly information, and more.

 

PITTCat Search Terms

Try typing these words or phrases into PITTCat Classic  (as subject headings) to find materials for your class:

 

martyrdom

religion and state

paganism

Christianity and other religions

church history

Judaism--relations--Christianity

Rome--religion

Violence--religious aspects

religious tolerance

suffering--religious aspects

Rome--religion