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Massage Therapy: Books & eBooks

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Sample Searches

Sample Searches:

massage therapy AND depression

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

depression OR anxiety

Use OR between similar terms. Searching for depression OR anxiety will find books that refer to either term.

"deep tissue massage"

Use quotation marks ( " " ) around specific phrases such as "deep tissue massage" to find the words in that specific order.


Use an asterisk ( * ) to find multiple endings of one word. Using therap* as a search term will include results that refer to therapy, therapeutic, and therapist.


eBook/eReader icon

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.

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.

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.)