Student Affairs in Higher Education: Find Books and More

Full-Text Access from Off-Campus

To secure access to subscription resources at the Marriott Library such as full-text articles or online books, please use your UNID and password. I suggest that you download the campus VPN to your home computer. Click for instructions for the downloading the VPN.

Find Multimedia

DVDs, CDs, and More

Multimedia resources owned by the Marriott Library are listed in Usearch, the Library Catalog. To find these resources use the "Advanced Keyword" search mode and use the "Format" box under the heading "Limits" to limit your search appropriately.

For example: To find a DVD on the subject of child development, in the "Advanced Keyword" search mode, enter "child development," as a general keyword search or a subject keyword search, limiting your search to Video, DVD, Film.

If you are looking for a specific DVD, in the "Advanced Keyword" search mode, enter the title of the item as a title keyword search, limiting your search to Video, DVD, Film.

New Reports

The United States Education Dashboard: President Obama has established a goal that, by 2020, the United States will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. Meeting this goal is vital to our long-term economic security and to preparing young people and adults to be active citizens.

The Dashboard presents indicators in 4 areas that are critical to improving educational results and achieving the President's 2020 college attainment goal.

Find Books

Books, Print and Electronic

Use these catalogs to:

  • Find books, both print and electronic, government documents, audio-visual materials, manuscripts, maps, software and electronic media.
  • Find the titles of journals or magazines libraries subscribe to, but not individual articles within each magazine or journal.
  • Search by author, title, subject, keywords, date, or ISBN/ISSN.

Usearch (Library Catalog)
Lists items, inclucing online books, owned by all UU Libraries and the journals, magazines and newspapers they subscribe to. Tells where a book is shelved and whether it is checked out. For access to online books, if you are not using a campus computer, see Off Campus Access Information.

It is important to remember that for a more comprehensive article search with advanced searching capability, you should use the article databases tab within this guide.



WorldCat
A combined catalog of over 14,000 libraries from around the world listing over 40,000,000 items. You can place an Interlibrary Loan request for items found in other libraries while online. The book will be sent here while articles will be sent directly to you in an email.

For a quick search in WorldCat use the box below:

Librarian

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Donna Ziegenfuss
Contact:
Marriott Library

1st Floor Library
Room 1726E

Office Hours: By Appointment
801-585-0542
Website Skype Contact: dziegenfuss

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