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WRIT 3160: Advanced Writing: Social Sciences Research Guide

Spring 2019

Tips for Finding Books

  • Books are useful for reflecting on a subject.
  • Use the table of contents in the front of the book or the index in the back of the book.
  • You don't need to read the whole book!


Tips for Finding Books

  • Use the Library Catalog (middle) tab in the search box on the Library homepage.

  • Make sure you're logged in to request books, they will be pulled and held for you at the desk on the Library's first floor.

  • Vary your search terms/keywords and try again.

  • Select "all campuses catalog" from the drop down menu next to the search box - request books from any U of M campus!

  • Find the book on the shelf and browse for other books on your topic.