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Food for Thought: Find Books and more

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Google Books

Use as a preview tool - search by keyword, browse references, table of contents. Use the Find in a Library link

Google Book Search

Search Primo

Primo is a library search engine that pulls articles, videos, images, theses, and more, from databases and the library catalog. 

Use Primo To:
Explore topics
Identify relevant databases
Find specific articles

Search Tips:
Refine your search terms using a specific, targeted word or phrase. Vague searches will return too many results, while specific searches will give you narrower, more targeted results.

Click "Advanced Search" to get even more specific results.

Narrow search results using the selectors in the left sidebar. You can narrow by resource type, discipline, publication date, subject terms, language, library location, and more. You can also choose to show only physical or online items, or peer-reviewed content. 

Search Examples for Catalog

Start with keyword or phrase. Select linked subject headings for more books.  Or try a known title.  Some examples: 

food and (faith or religion)
food scarcity
industrial agriculture

Also use for known title or author of book, video, government document:

Title - The vegan studies project : food, animals, and gender in the age of terror 

Send the call number to yourself via text message. 

Click on the Location for a floor plan to direct you to the shelves where your item is located.