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ENGL 103 Research Guide: Find books

In the research process: BOOKS

1. Explore topic context & primary sources (the open web)
2. Learn the background (library catalog: books)
3. Scholarly conversations (multi-subject databases: journal articles)
4. Support your argument (source citation)
5. Rinse, repeat; drafts & revisions (research librarians, writing center)

 

Search for books

Keywords:  video games    Call of Duty    advertise    violence

1. video games

2. add "violence" - notice your results are more specific

3. After each search, you must limit results to BOOKS under Format on the left side of your screen.

4. Cite/Export this book citation to RefWorks: Killing monsters : why children need fantasy, super heroes, and make-believe violence by Jones

5. Use the Call Number Locator to see where this book is in the Stacks.

Found it in the catalog? Use the call number locator to find it in the building.

Call Number Locator - The call number of a library item is like a home address. Copy and paste any call number you find in the library catalog to see where it lives in the library.

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