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Why use books for Research?
Why use books for research?
- High quality; university publishers; works written by top experts
- Detailed analysis of a topic
- Background information
- Often contain articles as book chapters!
- Use bibliographies/references in books to find additional sources
Using Quick Search to find books
Keywords: social media politics women
1. social media = 1 mill + results
2. add "politics" - notice your results are more specific.
3. Limit to Print BOOK format. Have a look at Women for president : media bias in nine campaigns.
- Summary, subject links, Location, Status, TOC, Cite/Export to Refworks.
- Under the drop menu, Library Links, use the Call Number Map to help track down your book.
3. Sort list of results by: newest to oldest
4. Books SU Libraries doesn't own: Interlibrary Loan.
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.