You can also search Ebook Central all by itself, for instance when you are off-campus and need just digital content. Search the ebook catalog for books on your topic. You can set up an account to add books to your virtual bookshelf and to add notes to what you read.
Discovery is a one-search tool that will find books, ebooks, DVDs, and articles from our collection AND beyond it. Some full text materials will also have a direct link in Discovery. Also use it to place interlibrary loan requests!
Tips for searching HillCat:
Try different keyword combinations
Experiment with the Advanced Search underneath the Search tab to combine ideas
Use the "Narrow your search" and "Related searches" sidebars to find similar items
Set the "Sort by" drop-down menu to "Publication date" to view the newer material at the top of the list
Ebooks will appear in your results list; to access the full book, click the "Web site" link next to the globe icon
Remember that you need to bring your SHU ID card to check out books from the library.