F&M College Library

CNX 281: Unequal America

Finding academic/scholarly sources @ F&M and Beyond: journal articles

Finding academic/scholarly sources @ F&M and Beyond: books

Search Discover to find books and ebooks @ F&M:  

To perform a general, exploratory search in Discover:

  • Start at the F&M College Library web site: library.fandm.edu
  • Click on the BOOKS tab.
  • Type in your search statement to perform a Keyword search
    • To discover books published by a university press, include the word "university":
      • Example search statement:
        • university AND "campaign finance"
  • Search!
  • On the results page, select: Sorted by: BEST MATCH
  • To determine the publisher of a book:
    • Click on the title-link of the book
    • Click on the arrow to open the DESCRIPTION
    • Read the PUBLICATION line to determine the publisher


To discover print books available beyond F&M:

  • Follow the steps above, but change the location to: Libraries Worldwide.  Then:
  • On the results page, select:
    • Format: Print book--because we can borrow print books (not ebooks!) from other libraries...
    • Sorted by: Best match
    • If you discover books not available at F&M but of interest to you:
      • search EZ BORROW to determine if you could borrow books from
        a nearby library.
      • If the book is not available via EZ Borrow, use the Interlibrary Loan
        (or "ILL")
        service.

Interlibrary Loan/ILL: Articles and Books

To request articles or books/book chapters not available at F&M use Interlibrary Loan/ILL.

E-Z Borrow: Books

To request books to which we do not have immediate access use EZBorrow.

The Life Cycle of Information

Copyright belongs to the University of Las Vegas Libraries.

The Information Cycle

Copyright belongs to the Undergraduate Library, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.