|adaptive equipment AND seniors||
Use AND between two or more terms to find materials with all the terms. Searching for adaptive equipment AND seniors will only include books that have both adaptive equipment and seniors in their contents.
|seniors OR elderly||
Use OR between similar terms. Searching for seniors OR elderly will find books that refer to either term.
Use quotation marks ( " " ) around specific phrases such as "adaptive equipment" to find the words in that specific order.
Use an asterisk ( * ) to find multiple endings of one word. Using assist* as a search term will include results that refer to assist, assisted, assistance, and assistant.
...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.
(eBooks do not have call numbers. You will view them online.)
Here are a few places you can find eBooks, 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.
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.