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CMAT 100 Mason: Find books

In the research process: BOOKS

    1. Explore topic context (casual web searching)
    2. Learn basic topic information (library catalog: books)

    3. Find a "niche" by the current scholarly conversations (library databases: articles)
    4. Synthesize your ideas with previous scholarship (source citation)
    5. Drafts & revisions (librarians & learning commons)

      Search for books

      Keyowrds:     promote         sustainability          campus            programs

      1. sustainability

      2. add "programs  college" - notice your results are more specific. Limit to BOOK format.

      3. Books not owned by SU Libraries can be ordered through Interlibrary Loan

      4. Export this book to Easybib:  Sustainability in Higher Education : Stories and Strategies for Transformation by Barlett.

      5. Now search for one book on your topic and export the citation to Easybib.

      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.