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Salisbury School 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. Notice there is a citation generator built into each book reference.

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.