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Horizons / GS199: Finding Books

Resources for General Studies 199/Horizons program

  Online Catalog

To find books available from the Purdue Libraries, visit the Purdue Libraries home page at .

Click on the "Books&Media" tab:


If you would like more search options such as pull-down menus, click on "Advanced Search"  ("Advanced Search" is located directly under the red "Search" button).  

If you are only looking for books, make sure that the "Search Scope" menu is set to "Books, Media..."

After searching, results may be sorted by using options on the left border of the page.

Once you have results for your search, select "Find in Print" or "Find Online."  "Find in Print" will display physical location and call number so that you can retrieve the book.  E-books are available in full text using the "Find Online" option.

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John Fritch
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