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Macdonald-Kelce Library

Current and Controversial Topics

This guide will help you find books, articles, and quality Internet sources on controversial topics and topics currently in the news.

Finding Books

To find books in the Macdonald-Kelce Library you will need to search Summon, the discovery system, or the Online Catalog.

 

Advanced Search

In Summon:

Search and then click on "Books/eBooks" under Content Type in the left hand links.

Make note of the book's Call Number (alphanumeric code which determines an items location on the shelf), Location (where it is in the library), and Status (if it is on the shelf or checked out)

In the Online Catalog:

  • Search by Keyword, Title, Subject, or Author.
  • Limit your retrieval results by choosing Main Collection (books) or Reference (Encyclopedias and Dictionary's) under "Quick Limit".
  • Make note of the book's Call Number (alphanumeric code which determines an items location on the shelf), Location (where it is in the library), and Status (if it is on the shelf or checked out)

Remember, even if the library doesn't have the book you are looking for you can request it through Interlibrary Loan. Keep in mind it may take a week or so for the book to arrive.

 

"What Everyone Needs to Know" Ebook Series

"What Everyone Needs to Know" is a series on current and controversial topics published by the Oxford University Press, a leading publisher of high-quality academic research. Access an Ebook and get started on your research anywhere!

For more information about using electronic books see our eBooks guide.

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