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BLS 499 - Liberal Studies Capstone: Find Books, DVDs and eBooks

This eGuide presents Library resources to support your BLS 499 Capstone research.

Find Books, eBooks, Streaming Media, and Government Reports Using the Barry Library Catalog


Find Books, eBooks, Streaming Media & Government Reports 


  On the Library’s Home Page, find links grouped under Catalog and Electronic Resources 


                                                SUGGESTED BOOK SERIES  

Opposing Viewpoints and The Reference Shelf are two book series which present pros and cons on numerous topics such as Adoption, Biomedical Ethics, Censorship, Gun Control, Juvenile Crime, and Outsourcing. Two additional series to consider are Current Controversies and Taking Sides.


                                 Sample Search Using the Library Catalog

Using Find Books and DVDs in Barry Library search for information available in the Library's Catalog.

To view a complete list of titles in Opposing Viewpoints: enter Opposing Viewpoints under Title.

To view titles on your topic in The Reference Shelf: enter your topic (example: climate change) AND Reference Shelf under Keyword.    

Note: these sample searches lead to books and electronic resources. Electronic resources include both eBooks and Government Reports. Each type is identified by a different icon. To obtain a report pdf. or eBook, clicking on the resource title leads you to the Library's catalog page with access links.   

Note: Items located in Reserve or Permanent Reserve are for Library Use Only