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Mardi Gras: Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!: Books

Welcome to the Mardi Gras LibGuide. While this guide will provide you with a number of information sources for your enjoyment of Mardi Gras, as celebrated both in New Orleans and Mobile, it can also lead you to more scholarly resources on the topic.

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Subject Headings

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.  

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