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Humor: Books in Murphy Library

Need something to cheer you up or serve as a study break? This guide will give you a laugh! It's also good for any research you're doing that involves humor.

Using Subject Headings

Do a "Subject Search" using Library of Congress Subject Headings to find books about humor.

Some examples:

Humor

Humorous

contains: Humor and Politics

Wit and Humor

Riddles

 

Using Keyword Searching

Since keyword searches look in most of the fields, including title, author, subject, contents, etc., try some general keyword searches for:

  • jokes
  • humor
  • anecdotes
  • riddles
  • puns
  • etc.

Humorous Books in Murphy Library