Finding Books (and other materials)
The items we own or license are listed in the Library Catalog. It will supply location information, including call numbers or links to online resources.
Information about each item is somewhat limited, so a broader search is often necessary to find items by topic.
Some subject terms to consider include:
If a book is CHECKED OUT: Notice the "CLICK TO REQUEST " link. It explains how to:
If the book is NOT owned by the MSU Libraries:
If the book is NOT available from our partner libraries:
There are two possible approaches to dealing with the interdisciplinary nature of child development topics when doing a search for journal articles.
The first is to use a general index that covers all areas, such indexes will lack depth of coverage.
The second is to use the specialized index for the discipline most apt to cover the area of interest. For a link to the major index in a discipline start with the Getting Started Guides. These pages offer suggestions on the best indexes, discipline by discipline.