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EDUC 431: Social Inquiry Methods & Research Collaborations

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Find Books (Bigger Context)

To find books editored or authored by various experts on your topic, follow these steps:

1. Go to the library homepage and access the "streaming videos/ebooks" tab. 

Example search string for an ebook: "Race and Gifted Education".

NOTE: We have hundreds of thousands of ebook titles you can access remotely from the library/campus.  You can also search for print books, which you access under the "OSCAR" tab in the image above.

2. Enter keywords describing your topic.  For example

  • Race AND "gifted education"
  • STEM education AND (Race OR African-Americans)

3. Be sure to note the locations of the book:

  • ARS: The book is in our Automated Retrieval System and you'll need to request it.
  • Main Stacks: The books is on the lower level of the library. Note its call number (address) to locate it.
  • Electronic Resource: It's an ebook that you can access directly online through our book catalog.