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Early Childhood Education: Find Books

General subject guide for Early Childhood Education Research

Selected ECE Books

Find Books, Articles and Videos in the Holman Library

Search for Books, Articles & Videos 


  1. First, try broad search words relating to your topic, such as: 
  • genetically modified food
  1. Next, try a new search.  Add words to narrow your search, such as any of these terms:
  •  nutrition, safety, legislation, environment, controversy, agribusiness, poverty, small farms, hunger, food labeling, health, rest resistance
  • Example searches:
    • genetically modified food labeling
    • genetically modified food safety
    • genetically modified food hunger
  1. Also, brainstorm synonyms or related terms for search words
  • Example: hunger- food supply, food security, famine, malnutrition
  • Example searches:
    • genetically modified food famine
    • genetically modified hunger
    • genetically modified food malnutrition
  1. Finally, refine your results by source type such as "reference entries," "books," "videos",  "articles," ...etc.

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Note: You can request that books be sent to the Kent, Enumclaw or Auburn SBAC campuses from the Holman Library)

Strategies for Holman library One Search

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Image of the One Search search page, highlighting how to use the limiters on the side to carry out a search

Get Books From Other Libraries for Free

Interlibrary Loans

Get books from other libraries for free

Making a request

  1. Click on the one of the links above. Enter search words to find books.
  2. Note down the author, title, publisher, publication date and ISBN number of the book
  3. Make an Interlibrary Loan Request using the following link so that the book can be sent to Green River's Holman Library for you to borrow:

NOTE: this process may take one week

  1. To see an example of how to make a request, click below: