This is the "Find Books" page of the "Bio1: Library Research" guide.
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A series of modules, mostly short videos, to explain the research process.
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12. Why Use Books?

Books (both print and e-books) provide comprehensive and authoritative treatment of a topic. Books are a good choice for locating definitions, overviews, explanations of theories, and historical treatments of a topic.


13. OneSearch - Finding Books

Here is a 7 slide tutorial on using OneSearch.


14. Subject Searching

Once you’ve found a book closely related to your topic, use the book’s subject headings to help you find additional resources on the same topic. Click on Details to see subjects associated with the book. Click on the ones that interest you to find other books on the subject.

Click on the Subjects that interest you to find other books on the subject.

Optional ................More Help on Finding Books

These links will help you navigate inside the library to get the books you need.


Go to the next section of the tutorial

Go back to the top of the page and continue with the Citing tab.


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