Book and Media Resources: Books

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If you identify a needed book in a library database or some other source but don't find it in the Library Catalog, submit an interlibrary loan request.

Find books and media in the UHCL, UH, and UHD Libraries


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Research Consultation Desk (Bayou Bldg., room 2402, 2nd floor)

Basic Search Tips for Most Databases & Library Catalog

Find more (broaden your results) with OR and wildcards:
     cat or cats   (finds either term)

     cat
or cats or feline*   (finds cat, cats, feline, or felines)   

Find less (narrow your results) with AND:
     dogs and obedience training   (finds both terms)

Find less with NOT:
     toys not poodles   (excludes records that mention poodles)

Find less by selecting limiters (peer-reviewed, date, publication type, etc.)
Use quotation marks for an "exact phrase"

For OneSearch:
  • CAPS are required for AND and OR
  • use parentheses to nest terms when using both AND and OR
  • select limiters on results screen
Sample searches for OneSearch:

     "critical thinking" AND "higher education"
     (women OR girls) AND "body image"
     (prejudic* OR discriminat*) AND (islam* OR muslim*)
     doi:10.1177/0190272511422451

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Shows Request link; more information links; location, call number, and status information; and searchable subject terms on a Library Catalog detailed record

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