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Research 101: Finding Books & Using the Library Catalogs
In this interactive module, we will walk through the steps of how to search for, select, and obtain the books & other items you need for your research assignments and presentations.
What will I learn in this Module?
When you have successfully completed this module, you will be equipped to begin using the library catalogs so that you can find and obtain the books & other items you need. You will learn how to:
- Conduct basic & advanced searches in the ODU Library Catalog
- Conduct searches in the OhioLINK Library Catalog
- Request items in the library catalogs
- Use library ebooks
- Read & understand your results in the library catalogs
Let's Start: Why Should I Look for Books?
This module of Research 101 was originally created by our ODU librarians & Lindsey Gibson, graduate practicum student, in 2017.