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Seven Steps to Library Research: Find Books

Seven Steps to Library Research - A step-by-step guide to efficient research using your MSJC Library.

Find Books at MSJC

Search for print and electronic articles from journals, magazines, newspapers and other sources.

Find eBooks at MSJC

Search Ebscohost eBooks for books on your topic

Enter your search term(s)


Enter your search terms to find materials by topic or subject. Print or write down the citation (author, title,etc.) and the location information (call number and library). Note the circulation status (Available or Checked Out Due {date}). When you pull the book from the shelf, look at the bibliography for additional sources.