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Orientation for New Students

Information on services and resources for new WSU students.

What is SmartSearch?

SmartSearch is the best place to start your research. One search wil locate print books, ebooks, journal articles, digital items, and more - all related to your topic. SmartSearch is a product from EBSCOhost, but the tool searches all of the Unversity Libraries' subscription content.

Use the search box on the homepage of the WSU Libraries homepage to get started.

Limiting to Books & eBooks in SmartSearch

To refine your list of results to books only, scroll down to the Source Types menu on the left column of the Results page.

Click "Show More" to view all of the source types available.

Next, click the boxes next to Books and eBooks. Then click "Update."

Checking Out Books


Check out our new guide on finding and downloading electronic books.

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