Search here for library books on your topic.
Electronic books are accessed through our search engine. In a list of results they are identified by "Available Online" underneath the title, publisher, and publication date.
- Click on the title in the results list. This opens the record for the book.
- Click on the link under "View Online" in the record.
- Place keywords in quotation marks to search for an exact phrase.
Example: "south carolina"
- Boolean operators:
- AND - all terms must be found; narrows a search
Example: television and violence
- OR - any of the terms may be found; expands a search
Example: "mass media" or television
- NOT - excludes the terms
Example: mexico and not "new mexico"
- Use an asterisk (*) to search for different variations or spellings of a word.
Example: teen* - teen, teens, teenage, teenager, teenagers, etc.