Unlike journal articles, books:
You may only need to read one chapter of a scholarly book! Find relevant information quickly by reviewing chapter titles or checking the index (back of the book).
The library provides access to more than 55,000 eBooks from a variety of sources. For information about e-books provided by BGSU Libraries, use the online guide provided at the link below.
Search the catalog with keywords about your topic, book title, or author name.
If BGSU does not own the book you need, try the OhioLINK catalog. If the book is available at another university in Ohio, they will send it to BGSU for you in 3-5 business days.
Reference books provide background and context such as definitions, overviews of concepts, and widely accepted knowledge, along with important people and events.