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ANTH 210 Indians of North America: Books

Why Use Books?

Why Use Books?       

Books...

  • can give you an in-depth analysis of your topic        
  • can get you a historical perspecitve on your topic to see how it has evolved over time
  • often are written by authors who are experts or have taken the time to do research on a particular subject
  • help you understand the complexity your topic  

When you find a book...

  • you do not have to read the whole book! Instead look at the table of contents in the front to find which chapters will be most helpful to you
  • look in the back of the book.  Often there is a list of sources that the author consulted when he or she wrote the book.  You might want to use these sources for your research, too!
  • evaluate it to determine if it is a credible sources for your research

 

Get Books from Other Libraries

Get Books from other Libraries

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1. Enter search words in the box above to find books that are owned by libraries across the United States

2. Note down the author, title, publisher, publication date and ISBN number of the book

3. Make an Interlibrary Loan Request so that the book can be sent to Green River's Holman Library for you to borrow 
NOTE: this process may take one week

Search INSIDE electronic books

  • Search INSIDE ELECTRONIC BOOKS through Ebrary
  • This method may give you more results thatn simply searching the library catalog

Google Books

Find previews of books through GOOGLE BOOKS

1. Search Google Books to find full text or partial text of books online

2. Choose books that indicate "Preview" You may not see entire text of the book, but many of the chapters may be included. You can often find great information in these chapters.

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