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ENGWR 300 (Angel) - Finding Books

TIPS ON SEARCHING KEYWORDS

Use "quotation marks" to keep your keywords side-by-side as an exact phrase, for example, "distracted driving"

Use the *asterisk as a wild card to give you the same stem with any ending, for example, medic* will give you the words medicine, medicate, medication and any other word that has the root medic.   Be careful, though, when using some words because they may make your search too broad by providing, in this case, words for medic and medical.

Use (parentheses) to nest, or combine similar keywords with the connectors OR, AND, NOT, for example, (doping or drug* or steroid*) and (sports or athlet*)

PLACES TO LOOK FOR BOOKS AND E-BOOKS

When you have background on a topic, the next step is to investigate it in more detail in books and periodicals

The library has traditional print books as well as ebooks that you can read anywhere at any time (and many you can download). 

Ebooks and databases are free to registered students when you log in with your W# and eservices password.

a few books that might help you get started