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You can browse or search within Castleton's EBSCO ebook collection, full-text books to read online or download, or see the ebooks included in your catalog searches.
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You can browse in the library's reference section or the stacks. If you know the call number for an area you are interested in, you can go directly there and browse.
Here's more on the Dewey Decimal System, including 100's and 1000's breakdowns
Here's a more basic chart of the Dewey Decimal System by 10's, in PDF (below)
Use the Online Catalog
to search for books and more
Searching by keyword
Choose the most significant concepts for your search. Leave the drop-down option as "All fields."
Searching by subject
Put your subject term in the basic search box, and choose subject from the drop-down options
Or, try an Advanced Search
Here's an example of a search using a subject term and a keyword:
Notice the parentheses around the or phrase and the truncation
child* and (television or TV or television viewing) and violen*
"Place Request (Castleton)"
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You'll get an email in your Castleton email when it arrives, usually within a week.
For more control of your search, use the Advanced Search boxes in the VSC online catalog.
To truncate a word, i.e., to get alcoholism, alcoholic and alcohol: use alcohol*
To search a phrase, use quotes, e.g.,"medical marijuana"