F&M College Library

HIS 371: Reproductive Health and Rights in Latin American History

Discovering and Accessing Books @ F&M and Beyond

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
    • Example search statement:
      • health AND "latin america"
  • 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 perform a more specific search in Discover:

  • Click on Advanced Search.
    • Perform a Subject field search:
      • Click on the search index pop up menu and select: Subject:
        • Example: health AND peru*
    • Perform a combined Keyword and Subject search:
      • Example:
        • Keyword: cesarean OR "c-section"
        • Subject: mexic*
    • Limit your search
      • Format: Book
    • Search!
    • On the results page, select: Sorted by: BEST MATCH


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
    • 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")

E-Z Borrow: Books

To request print books to which we do not have immediate access, use E-ZBorrow 

Interlibrary Loan/ILL: Articles and Books

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


HIS 371 Librarian

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Lisa Stillwell
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