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COAD 1000: Freshman Seminar: Books

General Search Suggestions

If you are searching the library catalog for a topic

  • Do a 'keyword' search

If you are searching the library catalog for a specific title

  • Do a 'title' search

If you are searching the library catalog for a specific author

  • Do an ' author' search

If you only want to see a list of books that you can check out from the library

  • Limit your 'collection' to the Joyner Stacks

Career Resource Search Suggestions

Using the Library Catalog, here are some suggested search terms:

  • careers and health care
  • careers and business
  • careers and nursing
  • careers and engineering
  • occupations and (major)
  • job hunting
  • vocational guidance
  • employment interviewing
  • resume writing

Use the Get Help tab to contact a reference librarian for help coming up with other search terms!

E-Book Portal vs Library Catalog

Use the E-Book Portal to search for books available electronically.

Use the Library Catalog to search for books available at the library in print and electronically. Use the 'Details' tab in the catalog to discover the call number and location of the book. Use the box on your left to help you find books in the library building.

Try OneSearch!

One Search is a great place to start your research. It allows you to simultaneously search through a variety of databases and the ECU Libraries' catalog.

One Search for articles, books, and other resources from the ECU Libraries' collection.

Google Book Search

Google Book Search