In addition to providing specialized treatments of a topic, books can be a great source of more general background information. They play an important role in synthesizing information or describing, at length, the current state of a discipline. They can also be compilations of articles or chapters about topics related to a a broader topic.
Books and E-books can be found by searching ASA, the library's catalog, available under "Catalog" from Lehigh Libraries' homepage. (You can also use ASA to find access information journals, ejournals, conference papers, government documents and more.)
From ASA you can:
A few things to remember about ebooks:
Below are resources about books and ebooks:
WorldCat is a great resource for finding books Lehigh does not own.
There are two flavors. They don't necessarily overlap completely.
A note about ebooks: Due to publisher restrictions, e-books are not available to be borrowed or lent through interlibrary loan.
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