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ESL 51: Composition III (ELI): Books & eBooks

This guide will introduce you to resources for ESL 51 course assignments. If you have questions or comments, please contact Heather Blicher at

Find Books in the Library Catalog

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



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Sample Searches:

Global warming AND atmosphere

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


dystopia OR antiutopia

Use OR between similar concepts. Searching for dystopia OR antiuopia will find books that refer to either term.


"Global Warming"

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




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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.

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