Skip to main content

Database Search Tips: Research Methods

Background Information

If you don't know a lot about your topic, or if you are having trouble brainstorming for keywords, browse textbooks, encyclopedias, and dictionaries for more information.

  • Search the catalog for a specific title or browse by subject
  • Browse the eBook collections listed here

Online Textbooks, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Search NovaCat for Books, Multimedia and more...


Search by keyword, subject, title or author


Circulating material can be checked out for 4 weeks
Reserve material can be checked out for 3 hours (in-library use only)