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EGR100 (spring 2020): Engineering for Everyone: Sustainable Water Resources: Finding Books

Spring 2020: D. Guswa

Books: Some Examples

Library Catalogs and Book Resources

 

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Library Catalogs

Five College Library Catalog
Perform a keyword or subject search for your topic of interest.  

Five College Library Catalog / Advanced Search --
E-books -- Limit by format "e-books."

 

To expand your search beyond the Five Colleges, try

WorldCat
A worldwide catalog.  Use WorldCat to expand your search for books, etc. beyond the Five College area.  Watch for items that are owned by only one library; such unique material is often not obtainable via interlibrary loan.

 

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 E-Books Full-text

Please note that these collections provide the capability of searching the full-text
of each book, whereas the 5-College Catalog does not.

 

Springer E-books 1815+
M
ore than 250,000 books published by Springer and its subsidiary imprints, covering every scientific discipline and some coverage of the social sciences & humanities.   Includes access to Springer's Print on Demand Service (MyCopy)

Proquest E-Book Central
A very large collection of Ebooks, mostly scholarly, spanning the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

National Academies Press  
Over 5,000 books on a variety topics in science, technology, and other disciplines.  Books are free to download.

Google Books Edit/Delete Quick Stats
Growing collection of books, some with complete full text online, others with only a small portion. Limited printing and downloading.

EBSCOhost eBook Collection
Full-text e-books on a broad range of reference, scholarly and professional topics. Includes books formerly in netLibrary.

 

 

Interlibrary Loan

Use Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned by the Five Colleges. Please allow up to two weeks for delivery.