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To find biographical information on the author, use the following database and just do a search on: Desai, Kiran
Gale in Context: Biography
This database contains full-text articles from a variety of subject encyclopedias and dictionaries on over 500,000 people from all times and places. Links are also provided to additional full-text biographical information in articles from magazines, newspapers, web pages, and multimedia resources. Updated daily.
HOW TO FIND E-BOOKS
Because this is an online class and you don't have access to the SCU physical library this quarter, you should concentrate on finding e-books only. Here's how to do it. Go to the library home page (www.scu.edu/library). Click on the "Streaming Videos/eBooks" tab at the top. In the e-Books search box, enter keywords describing your topic. For example, just enter DESAI, KIRAN in the search box to retrieve books including a chapter on the author's works. A few examples are on the right.
A Few Tips:
- To access the full text of the eBooks, just click on the link in the record.
- When you find a book that sounds promising, go through the table of contents carefully to select the most relevant chapters for your topic.