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Natigating eBook Collection (Video)
This video showcases strategies for searching eBook Collection, finding relevant results, and tips for navigating an ebook for quick locating of relevant content.
Why Use Books, eBooks?
Books and ebooks are a good source for background and history on a topic: the who, what, where when and why. They are geared for non-experts, so they're a great place to start the research process.
Library Databases & Specific Resources
Access to over 200,000 full-text eBooks, many by academic and university presses published in the past ten years. Good for reliable background information on broad topics.
Films On Demand
Includes access to over 25,000 videos in a wide variety of disciplines.
Strategies for Finding Relevant Resources
Having trouble finding resources on your chosen artwork or artist? Try the following:
- Search for other works done by the artist.
- Search for information on the movement(s) or categories under which work/artist classified.
- Search for similar works and artists from the same movement(s)/categories.
- Look for background on the issues, concerns and beliefs of the contemporary era to which the artist/artwork connected..
Still struggling to locate relevant resources? Contact a librarian and we'll be happy to help!
YouTube Search & Vimeo Link
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