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With remote learning and limited on-campus hours, the NOVA Libraries are working hard to support you.
Library Service Updates
Dual Enrollment Students: Guide to Library Resources & Services: Books and Articles
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. Login with your MyNOVA Username and Password when prompted. More information on downloading eBooks.
Books on a variety of academic subject areas (NVCC).
Very Short IntroductionsThese books provide concise introductions on a variety of subject areas, including those in the Arts, Humanities, Law, Health, Science, Math & Social Sciences. From Oxford University Press. (NVCC)
Resources on topics ranging from leadership, business, management, and project management to programming languages, software development, and computer networking, and more. These topics are covered in a variety of formats, which include eBooks, live training, on-demand tutorials, videos, case studies, and audio-books. (VIVA)
NOVA Libraries subscribes to magazines, journals and newspapers through online databases. The article databases listed below are useful for finding information on most topics as well as current and controversial issues. Look under Databases by Subject to find a listing of additional subject databases by academic discipline.
A great database for finding magazine and academic journal articles on a variety of topics.
Coverage includes over 8,914 journals and magazines dating back to 1887. Subjects include: Animal science; Anthropology; Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Engineering; Ethnic and multicultural studies; General science; Geography; Geology; Law; Mathematics; Music; Pharmaceutical sciences; Physics; Psychology; Religion and philosophy; Science and technology; Veterinary science; Women's studies; Zoology.