Technical Communication: Finding Books & ebooks
Finding Books and ebooks in PSU Library
Start your seach for books and ebooks in the Library catalog on the front page of the Library's web site. You can search by keyword, title, author, subject heading, you name it.
Once you've entered your search terms and you get a list of results, you can focus your results to PSU Library books and ebooks. First choose the PSU Library holdings scope.
On the right side of the screen, you will find filtering options for types of resources, subject headings, dates, online resources, etc. In the Resource Type list, you will see an option for ebooks.
Search and Browse
The Library catalog allows you to search for books in the Library's collection. You can search by title, author, subject heading, keyword, ISBN (if you know it).
When the catalog brings you a link to a book that matches your interest, explore a great tool embedded in the catalog: the subject headings that have been used for that book.
By exploring the details for the book, you'll find a screen that includes the subject headings that have been assigned.
Click the subject headings and the catalog will bring you the books that have been given that subject heading.