Search through these databases to get access to Ebooks. After you have identified your keywords for your search, you can enter them into the search boxes in the following databases:
Google Book Search
Finding Textbooks on Reserve for your Courses
Follow these steps to locate textbooks on closed reserve for your courses:
1. Go to the Laucala Campus library catalogue.
2. In the lefthand corner box under "Find Information" click "Closed Reserve."
3. Select your course from the dropdown menu (i.e. UU100) and click ok.
4. A list of your textbooks that are held at the main issue desk will display.
5. Write down the call number of the book you need and take it to the main issue desk. Items can be used for two hours in the library, and some items can be taken out overnight.
USP Library Catalogue and Other Book Sources
The online catalogs are used to find books in the library. You can look for a book by title, author, subject, or keyword.
Try searching the following sites using keywords to find books on your topic.
How to Use Subject Headings to Search Economics Books
Subject Headings are assigned by the Library of Congress and may not be the same word you would use to describe your topic; if you're unsure of the subject heading for your topic, begin with a keyword search.
Some useful subject headings for Economics are:
|Broader Terms:|| Social sciences
|See Also:||Economic man|
|Reference Notes:||see also: subdivision Economic aspects under topical headings, e.g. Agriculture--Economic aspects; and subdivision Economic conditions under names of countries, cities, etc., and under classes of persons and ethnic groups, including occupational groups|
Some recent Economics books from the USP Library Catalogue
This is a selection of items recently purchased by the USP Library. Check our Catalogue for other books on this subject.