Libraries use what we call “Subject Headings” to help classify (i.e. categorize) resources. When you are using Countess, our library’s online catalogue (or using any library’s catalogue for that matter), take notice of the subject headings being used for your topic. Like most libraries, we use Library of Congress (LC) subject headings. These can help you narrow or broaden your topic to find resources more relevant to your research.
When doing research on
If you are searching for works ON Milton (such as biographies or criticisms) it is suggested you use the “Subject” tab (rather than the “Basic” tab), enter “Milton, John” in the search box, and the next screen you will see will be all the subheadings for John Milton (such as “Milton, John, 1608-1674 – Characters” and “Milton, John, 1608-1674 – Symbolism” and “Milton, John, 1608-1674 – Samson Agonistes”).
Here you will find some of the new titles related to Milton as they are added to the collection.