|radiation AND tumor||
Use AND between two or more terms to find materials with all the terms. Searching for radiation AND tumor will only include books that have both radiation and tumor in their contents.
|cancer OR malignancy||
Use OR between similar terms. Searching for cancer OR malignancy will find books that refer to either term.
Use quotation marks ( " " ) around specific phrases such as "radiation therapy" to find the words in that specific order.
Use an asterisk ( * ) to find multiple endings of one word. Using malignan* as a search term will include results that refer to malignant or malignancy.
...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.