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In the research process: BOOKS
1. Explore topic basics (casual web searching)
2. Background (library catalog: books)
3. Current research (library databases: journal articles)
4. Support your argument (source citation)
5. Drafts & revisions (research librarians & Writing Center)
Find books (print and electronic) in SU Libraries using our online library catalog. Books in our library are arranged using Library of Congress Classification. The books you can check out are located on the second floor of the library. If you ever have trouble finding a book you want, PLEASE ask for help at the Research Help Desk!
Here's a guide that gives you step by step instruction on how to get a print book and an ebook.
Books from other USMAI Libraries
You can also borrow books from any of the USMAI affiliations by selecting the "choose campus" link at the top of the catalog page and then selecting "USMAI All Campuses." When you find a book you want that is not in Guerrieri Academic Commons (GAC) or in the Curriculum Resources Center (CRC in Conway Hall), click the "request" button and use your ID number to login. You can have the book delivered to GAC within 3 or 4 days.