Ebooks are available through a number of library databases. This tutorial covers searching for Ebooks and retrieving specific material within the EBSCO Ebook databases.
The CSU-Global Library subscribes to a number of different Ebook collections that contain different topics.
When you search a database you may learn something about your topic, just from the way the database organizes your search results.
Databases are enriched with metadata--information about the information--that can guide you to new ways of thinking about the sources you see in your search results.
Organizational systems (like the Library of Congress Subject Headings you see in the graphic below) guide you to more precise language and subsets of your topic. In this example, you can see Hip-hop, has other and narrower vocabulary that is often used to describe the topic. These subheadings and other search terms may help you to search for more precise aspects of your topic.
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