Offers a hand-picked selection of the best Library Tools for MAHE students in their courses and as they work on their theses.
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2016
You will always need to find scholarly, academic sources in every course. Here are the best places to start.
It's good to diversify your sources. Use these tools to find books relevant to your specific topic.
- WorldCat Research Station
Find books in the Zondervan Library or to borrow through Interlibrary Loan.
- Google Books
Identify entire books or just chapters/essays relevant to your topic. You may need to order them through Interlibrary Loan.
- ebrary eBooks
Search for eBooks related to higher ed.
- EBSCO eBooks
Another eBook provider with different content
Armed with a citation, use the Journal Finder to determine how to get access: online, in print, or through Interlibrary Loan
- Journal Finder
Enter your journal title (e.g., "journal of college student development").
Look for "Full Text Available" or "Print Collection" to identify online or print only access.
If it does not show up in the search, use Interlibrary Loan to get access.
For the full spectrum of Zondervan Library article and book identifying tools, please visit the following page.
- Library Resources Online
From general journal-finding tools like JSTOR and Academic Search Premier to discipline-specific tools like ATLA Religion, PsycINFO, or SPORTDiscus. Also, many different book- and eBook-finding tools.