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ENGL 308 Payne: Find books

In the research process: BOOKS

    1. Explore  (web)
    2. Background (library catalog: books)

    3. Scholarly conversations (library databases: articles)
    4. Support arguments (source citation)
    5. Drafts & revisions (librarians & Writing Center)

      +Search for books

      Keywords:  video games    Call of Duty    advertising    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 Easybib: Grand Theft Childhood by Kutner

      5. Book or article not owned by SU Libraries?

      Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service offered to patrons who are unable to find certain books or articles through Library or other USMAI Libraries. Library staff may be able to request these items if they are owned by libraries across the United States.

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

      Call Number Locator

      Wondering how to find a book in the library once you've found its call number? Use this online tool to quickly find the book you need!


      There are over 100,000 Ebooks in the SU Library collection. Ebooks can be used 24/7 from any computer with an internet connection.

      1. video games

      2. Use the Search Within tool to search for every page "violence" is mentioned in the ebook.