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Get the overview of how to find books, search WorldCat, find eBooks, find books on the shelves, get books from other libraries and more.
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How to Find Books

BooksHow to find books, eBooks, pamphlets and media materials in COM Library using WorldCat, find books on the shelves, get items from other libraries and more. Computers dedicated to searching for books are located near the Circulation desk.

 

Best Way to Find Books & eBooks

How to find books and eBooks for your classes and get answers for the Research Tutorial Quiz. 

  • eBooks
    Read the full text of eBooks online 24/7. Get the best COM Library and free sources to access or download eBooks to your computer or mobile device.
  • Find & Get Items From Other Libraries
    If you can't find the book or article you want in COM Library, other libraries may have them and there are several options for getting them.
  • How to Use EBSCO eBooks LibGuide
    Use the How to Use EBSCO eBooks LibGuide (link below) to get familiar with EBSCO eBooks and find some of your Research Tutorial Quiz answers.

    Most of the eBooks that COM Library has are EBSCO eBooks. eBooks can be viewed online in COM Library, on your computer and in many cases downloaded to computers or mobile devices.
  • How to Use GVRL eBooks
    GVRL eBooks covers multiple topics, including some great history and literature eBooks. Entire chapters can be downloaded as HTML, PDF or MP3.
  • How to Use WorldCat LibGuide
    Use the How to Use WorldCat LibGuide to get familiar with WorldCat and find some of your Research Tutorial Quiz answers.

    WorldCat is the best ways to find books in COM Library. Access WorldCat on or off campus and find thousands of books, eBooks and lots of Media items that were purchased specifically to support your classes at College of the Mainland. WorldCat will even provide APA and MLA style citations.

    You can also use WorldCat to find out which libraries have the books or journals you are interested in or find books on your topic from libraries all over the world.

 

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Real questions from COM students answered by COM Librarians. Click on the question to see the answers or view website to see all questions and answers.

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