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While the library doesn't manage student textbook ordering, we try to keep a copy of widely used text in the library in case a student forgets their copy or hasn't received it yet.
We also have ebooks and e-audiobooks from our ebook vender, Overdrive. Overdrive also has an option to have classroom sets of ebooks. Please email the librarian if you're interested in this option. Not all books are available as ebooks.
Google can offer you, the researcher, a lot more than a simple results list based on a keyword search.
The basic Google search assumes AND between each word.
Use site to find certain types of sites, e.g., site: gov or site: edu
Use filetype to find specific formats, e.g., filtetype: pdf or filetype: doc
Use intitle to find sites where words are in title of the page, e.g., intitle: google search tips
This may help you find more relevant results
Use the advanced search to narrow your results using the above tips and more and get better results!
How to do it: click on the gear on the right side of the results page.
"Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him." -Ernest Hemingway
Use CRAAP detection to evaluate sources