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Researching for a literature review: Books


Explore the holdings at local, state, and international levels. Depending on your project and personality, you may wish to begin with local materials or with the broadest stroke possible, WorldCat.

BGSU Libraries Catalog - Find materials in the BGSU libraries: books, serials, audiovisual materials, maps, music scores, and manipulables.

Electronic Book Collection [EBC] - an OhioLINK collection of electronic books, the EBC contains reference books (published by ABC-Clio, Gale and Sage since 1989; over 800 titles), scholarly monographs (published by Oxford University Press since 1998; over 1,100 titles), and science, technology and medical titles (published by Springer, most since 2004; over 17,000 titles)

OhioLINK Catalog - search the holdings of 88 colleges, universities and the State Library of Ohio.

WorldCat - search the catalog of libraries throughout the world, the closest thing to a global catalog. Search to find materials beyond Ohio, the U.S., and North America.

Google Books

Fully online materials and previews are available through searching Google Book Search; many items are no longer under copyright and can be viewed in full online.

Google Book Search