Monday, April 06, 2009

Finding Sources for Part IV of Bibliography

Today in class we'll discuss (briefly) how you can find books and government documents for the next part of your bibliography.

You can use any combination of books and government documents.

To find books in Randall Library:
  • Use the library catalog (Library website - "Search Catalog")
  • Try searches such as "scholarly communication" if "scholarly communication crisis" doesn't work
  • Look to the left for icons that say "Reviews & More"

To find books at other libraries:

  • Use the WorldCat database (Library website - "Search Catalog" - "WorldCat" on right side of page under "Other Searches")

To find book reviews:

To find previews of books in Google:

To find government documents:

  • Use the library catalog (Library website - "Search Catalog")
  • If you do not see a location for an item, click on the Title (it may be a government document available online)