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Careers: Books & eBooks

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Find Books to Check Out in the Library Catalog

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Search Library Catalog for books, eBooks, DVDs & streaming video.


Advanced Search | My Account | Classic Catalog

Sample Searches:

accounting AND career

jobs AND biology majors

Use AND between two or more terms to find materials with all the concepts. Searching for accounting AND career will only include books that have both accounting and career in their contents.

career OR jobs

Use OR between similar concepts. Searching for career OR jobs will find books that refer to either term.  You must capitalize OR.

"graphic design"

Use quotation marks ( " " ) around specific phrases such as "graphic design" to find the words in that specific order.

design*

Use an asterisk ( * ) to find multiple versions of one word. Using design* as a search term will include results that refer to design, designs, designer, designers, and designing.

In your list of results, you can choose to limit to just "Books" or to a specific NOVA campus.

When You Find a Book in the Library Catalog...

...Write down the book's Call Number. The call number is basically the book's address, and is what you will use to find the book on the shelf.

Learn More About Call Numbers and Finding Books

(eBooks do not have call numbers. You will view them online.)

eBooks

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To access just eBooks, you can use the database listed below.  Just remember that you will have to login with your myNOVA username and password (the same ones you use to access Blackboard, student email, etc.).  More information on downloading eBooks.

Textbooks on Reserve

Did you know that you can find some of your textbooks at the library? Stop by the desk and see if your professor provided a copy for you to use.