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W101 (Randall): Language, Your Brain, and Your World: Books & Reference

Reference Materials

Online Reference materials provide you with background information and are great sources for finding related terms and synonyms to use in your more in-depth searches. 

What's This Number?

Need help making sense of the Call # you found in CONSORT?  or where to find the book in the library? 

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Click the link below for more information.

Finding Books

  • Search CONSORT and OhioLINK for books and other materials containing information about your topic.
  • Items requested from other libraries will be delivered to the Circulation desk in 3-5 days.
  • If you cannot find what you need in either CONSORT or OhioLINK, try WorldCat (but remember that you will need to fill an Interlibrary Loan form when requesting from WorldCat).

Search Tips

CONSORT SEARCH TIPS:

  • Use AND to combine terms & narrow your search
    • example: exile AND Ovid

  • Use OR to search for related terms & expand your search
    • example; poetry OR epic

  • Use * to truncate a word & return all possible endings
    • example: sculptur* (will return sculpture, sculptures, sculptural, etc.)

Ebook Collections

 

Denison Libraries, 100 W College, Granville, Ohio 43023
Phone: 740-587-6235, email: reference@denison.edu
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