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Why Use Books?

 Why Use Books?

Books are good for providing more in depth information about your author, genre, theme or issue. 

Remember:  you may not need to read the ENTIRE book, just the chapters and pages that are relevant to your topic.
Examining the Table of Contents of several books to see how individual authors are examining the topic.

If you're not finding what you are looking for, try different search words!  Sometimes it's better to be MORE GENERAL and less specific in the library catalog.
For example:
Death penalty  = 44 books
Death penalty washington = 0 books


Step 1

# 1 Start at library home page.


Step 3

# 3 Find books, online books, dvds, and articles.


Step 5

# 5 and to see where it's located.



To learn more, please watch this video showing how to search the library catalog.

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Step 2


Step 4

# 4 Click title to see a summary...


Step 6

# 6 For eBooks...


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