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Health Research Guide: Books & E-Books

Checking Out Library Materials

ELAC Student ID

Use your current ELAC Student ID to check-out library materials.

Check out up to 10 items at the Circulation Desk.

Books check out for 28 days. DVDs check out for 3 days.

Books to Check Out

These books can be found on the second floor of the library and are available to check out.

Write down the book's title and call number to find the book on the shelf.

Find Books & DVDs Using the Library Catalog

Find Books & DVDs on Your Topic!

1. Access the Library Catalog.

2. Type in a broad subject or keywords in the text box. (Less is more!)

3. Click on the "words or phrase" button.

4. Browse your list of results.

5. Write down the call number and location of your chosen items.

6. Use the call number to find your item on the shelf!


Tip 1: Use keywords to search the catalog! For example...
  • organ donation
  • chemotherapy
  • "chronic illness"
  • prescription drug abuse

Tip 2: Browse the R section of the Stacks on the second floor of the library.

  • General Medicine
  • RA  Public Aspects of Medicine
  • RB  Pathology
  • RJ  Pediatrics
  • RT  Nursing

Reference Books

The books below provide background information and are great starting points for your research. They can be found in the Library's first-floor Reference collection, next to the Research Help Desk. These books are available for in-library use only.