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*School Library Media

This guide serves as a good starting place for conducting School Library Media research.

Subject Guide

Brynne Norton

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Use Research Starter to find books and ebooks

Research Starter can be used to find books and ebooks at McDaniel.

Research Starter Search for articles, books, media and more in our Discovery Service:

Google Books

How to find book reviews

Accessing eBooks through Research Starter

When you are searching in Research Starter, you can limit your results to eBooks.

  • Use the limit on the left side under Source Types. Sometimes eBook shows up as one of these options, if it doesn't, click on Show More:

Show More Source Types

  • From there you can choose the limit for eBooks and select Update:

Check the box for ebook


  • Now your results will only show eBooks. To access an eBook from here, there may be a direct link to Full Text under the result. If not you will see a result like this and you will need to click on View Record.

Click on view record

  • This will link you over to our classic catalog where you will find a link to access the eBook. Some of the links use different wording, but they are all preceded by an icon of a globe. See the example below:

Click on Available for McDaniel College

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