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
A selection of recent Reference books held in the USP Library. These are available for library use only.
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.
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.
How to Use Subject Headings to Search Population Studies 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 Population Studies are:
|Non-preferred Term:||Human population
Human population genetics
Cities and towns -- Growth
Education -- Demographic aspects
Baby boom generation
Stable population model
|Reference Notes:||see also: subdivision Population under names of countries, cities, etc., and under ethnic groups|
|Cataloguer Notes:||UMI business vocab. (Population growth)
Note under Overpopulation
|Scope Notes:||Here are entered works on the characteristics of human populations, especially with reference to the size and density, growth, distribution, migration, and vital statistics, and the effect of these on social and economic conditions.|
Some recent books on Population Studies from the Catalogue
This is a selection of items recently purchased by the USP Library. Check our Catalogue for other books on this subject.