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Nielsen Library

AAA 101

This guide will help with your research assignment and your Nielsen Library scavenger hunt.

Finding books

To find books in the Nielsen Library on a topic, go to the library homepage ( and click on the Books and E-books button:

On the Books and Ebooks page, do a search for your topic:

The results will tell you what format each book is available in, whether it's available and where it is. For instance, this book is a paper copy (like a book you can hold in your hands) and it's available. The call number tells you where it is in the library ("ASU Nielsen Library" before the call number means the book is on the third floor):

This book is an E-book (you can access it online from anywhere with a computer). To get into it, click "access online":