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Scholars Research Seminar: "Water, water everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.": Getting Started with Books

Supplemental library resources

Books about Water

Try: keyword searches relevant to your topic. "water supply" and "wastewater"

Look at the subjects for a book that is of interest to you.  Follow the subject links to more resources on the topic.

Send the call number to yourself via text message.

Use Google Preview to search the book, check references, and get additional titles of interest.

Watershed management.

Water Resources Development Government Policy

Water Resources Development International Cooperation

Continue the search in ConnectNY for more titles


Getting Started

from the Library home page:

  • Summon tab allows you to search across a large portion of the library's collections to explore topics, identify relevant databases, and evaluate the results, all within a single search experience. Includes books, journal articles, and more.
  • The Catalog tab is where you want to start to search for books, government documents, DVDs and videos in our Catalog. It will also allow you to quickly get to ConnectNY books.
  • Databases tab will help you to start looking for journal articles. Try Any Topic to select a database such as JSTOR or EBSCOhost. There is also an A-Z listing of all databases.
  • The Journals tab lists what journals and newspapers the libarary has access to. If you have found a citation and wantt to see if you can get to the full-text, use this tab to search for the journal title.(not the article title)

  • Quick Links get you to your Interlibrary loan account (Illiad) and ConnectNY

Search for books, articles, and more in Summon

Subject Guide

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