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.
Subject headings describe the main subjects or topics covered in a book. All items in our catalog PITTCat Classic are labeled with subject headings to help users quickly find the subjects they need. Searching by subject heading is also a great way to quickly search for specific subject areas. To search by subject heading, select the Subject Heading limiter in the Search By: menu.
The general subject heading for 19th Century English literature is English Literature 19th Century.
Because the ULS has such a large collection, subject headings are often broken down into subheadings. For example:
To find materials on a particular author, search the author’s name by last name first name. For critical material on that author’s work, look for the subheading CRITICISM and INTERPRETATION. For example: