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Module 2: Finding Books

Simple Search

Start with a Simple Search from the Library Home page or the UMBrella landing page. Enter a book title, author, subject or keywords to find results. To find an exact book title use quotation marks around the title.

UMBrella Simple Search


The results page will list all the items in UMBrella. To limit these results to books, select Books under Material Type.

If you want physical books available in the library, Physical Items under Availability.

If you are looking for electronic books, select Full Text Online under Availability.

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