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Ask a Librarian

Q.1 How can I search the full-text of books online?

Answer :

Of the many sources for electronic books, only some are full-text searchable, including: Google Books All searches will be full-text, though only public domain books are available to view and download HathiTrust Use the “Full-text Search” box. As with Google Books, only public domain books are available to view in full.

Q.2 What are reserve books?

Answer :

Books and other materials for classes are sometimes put on Reserve and are available for a shorter loan period so that everyone in the class can use them.