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Use this guide to learn about the research process and plan your research project.

Welcome to the Research Planning Guide

Step 6: Find Books / eBooks

Now that you have your research question and preliminary outline, you should have a fairly clear idea of what you hope to find out as you conduct your research.  Most people like to start by finding books about their topic.

Search the Catalog!

If you're ready to search the DBU Catalog, enter your search terms here.  The link will take you directly into the catalog.

Search for an item in libraries near you: >>

What IS the catalog?  Simply put, it's the list of everything we own in the DBU Library—every book, journal, CD, and video. All this information is stored in a database that you can search by specifying titles, authors, subjects, or other keywords.