1. Use only the most essential words related to your topic.
2. Not enough results? Try related terms, or more general terms -- for example, instead of poodles, try dogs.
3. Too many results? Be more specific -- for example, instead of computers, try social media AND privacy.
4. In your list of results, check the menu on the left for ways to limit your results, such as by resource type, library or publication date.
5. Select 'Request Item' to have books from other NOVA campus libraries sent to the NOVA campus library of your choice for pick up.
Many of the eBooks from the eBooks collections can be found using the library catalog. You can also search directly through the recommended eBook databases below. More information on downloading eBooks.
NOVA Libraries subscribes to magazines, journals and newspapers through online databases. The three article databases listed below are useful for finding information on most topics. You may also look under Databases by Subject to find a listing of additional subject databases by academic discipline.
1. Select the most important 2-4 words related to your topic.
bullying AND schools AND prevention
3.quotation marks ( " " ) around two or more words; this tells the database to look for the words together, as a phrase.Use
"higher education" AND tuition