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LB 492: Scientific Virtue (Pennock): Searching the Library Catalog

Using the Library, AY 2020-2021

Things on campus are looking different this year due to COVID-19, and the library is no exception. Here are some links to instructions and videos that tell you how you can still get library books, print documents at the library, and (to a limited extent) study at the library.

Using the Library: Things to Know

Getting Library Books (2020/2021): video How to requests books, book chapters and Interlibrary Loan titles during the 2020/2021 academic year. Updated September 2020.

Remote Library Access (2020/2021): video How to access journal articles, ebooks and databases if you are off campus. 

Off-Campus Google Scholar (2020/2021): video How to get to the full text of articles if you are using Google Scholar off campus. 

Searching the Library Homepage

The following video will show you how to use the search box on the MSU Libraries homepage. The same search box will search for books, journals, databases, and some articles (but the resources on the second page of this guide are better places to search for articles on specific topics). If you need books, journals, or other kinds of media, this is a good place to start. 

Health Sciences Librarian

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Chana Kraus-Friedberg
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48824
Subjects: Medicine, Public Health
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