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Legal research guide: Secondary sources: Books

Learn how to develop an effective search strategy and then use it to locate relevant secondary sources to support your research for law assignments.

Find books and more with OneSearch

Many of our eBooks can be downloaded to your PC or mobile device. The format and viewing options will vary depending on the publisher. To find eBooks in OneSearch:

1. Type your keyword search into the OneSearch search box, and then limit your search to Books using the Resource Type menu on the left hand side.

2. Refine your results to eBooks by choosing Available online in the Availability limit menu.

3. To view an individual title, click the Available Online link beneath the publisher information, then follow the link under View Online.

   OneSearch results for Quantum Mechanics

eBook Guide

The eBooks guide will help you with finding, downloading and reading eBooks on subject library computers or on your own device.

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Google books

Find basic descriptive data for any book. In many cases see the contents page and selected full text.  Where copyright permits, the full book is available for download.

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