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ELSJ 9: Social Issues Research

Finding Books (Bigger Context)

To find books on your topic, follow these steps:

1. Go to OSCAR, the library catalog, located on the homepage:

2. Enter keywords describing your topic.  For example

  • Physical disabilities AND education AND access
  • Sexual violence AND women
  • (asylum seekers OR refugees) AND (United States OR America*) AND human rights

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.