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LASI 170 Introduction to Library Research

Suggested Readings

Stack of booksNo textbook is required for this class. Readings are provided by the instructor from chapters out of some of the great titles listed on this page. Readings change each semester. Assigned chapters are available as PDF in Blackboard.

Most of the books listed on this page fall into multiple categories. For example, the MLA style manual is categorized here under citations, but also has a great chapter about report writing. To find books similar to those found on this page, try one of these searches in the Library Catalog (be sure to use quotation marks when searching multi-word nouns):

  • research AND methodology
  • "report writing" AND handbooks
  • "internet research"

You can also add a subject area, i.e. "social work" to find books about subject-specific writing or research.

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