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Searching for books on a topic

  • Just type in one or two words that describe your topic
  • Do not type in your essay title - just pick out the important words and use those


I need to find books on the "real estate in Britain"

  1. Type in the search box: real estate britain
  2. Click on Search

Tip! Think about alternative search words to find more books on your topic - you could try searching for 'property' as an alternative word for 'real estate'

If your search retrieves too many results, look at the limit options on the left of the screen to narrow your results. You could select the most recent publication dates, or if you are off-campus you could select the "Online" option to find materials you can access immediately. You can apply multiple limits if you wish to get very specific results - select and apply each one in turn.