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SPC 1608- Coates - Lake Nona: Books and eBooks

Finding Books

There are two ways to search for books at the Valencia College Libraries:

1) Log into your Atlas account by clicking the icon below, and click the "Search the Library" link in the upper right corner of the "My Atlas" tab

2) Visit the library catalog without logging in

 

There are benefits to accessing the catalog through Atlas. You will be able to hold or request books online, so they are available when you visit a campus library. However, the link below will grant you access to the catalog in the event of an Atlas outage.

Books on Controversial Issues or Current Events at other Valencia Campuses

The Valencia College Libraries have a special collection of books on controversial issues and current events in a collection known as the "Speech" collection. You can either go to the "Speech" section in the library, or you can use the library catalog (link is above) to browse or search for your topic.

To see the books that are in the Speech section, you can do an advanced search in the library catalog. Then, change the "Keyword" search box to "Call #" as seen below, and type the word "SPEECH". Then, make sure your "Material Type" is set to books, and "Within" is set to Valencia College or a specific campus location. Clicking search will show you only those books in the speech section.

Finding eBooks

Don't forget you can search for electronic books or eBooks in the library catalog. Limit your search to eBooks to see what is available on your topic.


The Valencia College libraries do not welcome solicitation of resources to be added to our LibGuides. This includes but is not limited to vendors, search engine optimizers, placement of ads, products, or any other requests. Our LibGuides are carefully curated resources developed in partnership with faculty, staff, and students to support specific assignments, courses, events, and other related purposes at Valencia College. The Valencia libraries reserve the right to ignore LibGuide resource solicitations, and/or block persistent requests from groups or individuals to add or promote links in our LibGuides.