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Debate & Argumentation: Books

Finding Books

Use our online library catalog, Biblion, to search for books, dvds, cds, e-books, audiobooks, and more.  Search Biblion by keyword, title, author, or subject.Search Tips:

1. When first searching use a broad KEYWORD.

Example Keyword Search

2. Once you've found an item that looks promising, take a look at the subject headings assigned to it (they are blue and underlined). Click on the subject link to see list of similar books.

 Example Subject Headings

I found a book in Biblion -- How do I get it?

Once you searched Biblion and found the item you need, use the location, call number, and status information to locate the item on the shelf.

  1. Location:  See the locations guide on left, if floor is not listed.
  2. Call #: Write down/snap a photo of the entire call number on the spine of the book.
  3. Status:  An available item will have the status CHECK SHELVES.  All other items will indicate a date the item is due back, or if the item is overdue, missing, etc.

 I found an e-book in Biblion -- How do I view it?

Under the title of the book click on Website.  This will open the full-text of the e-book available through our Ebrary collection.