“There is fantastic information in books. Often when I do a search, what is in a book is miles ahead of what I find on a Web site.” -Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google
Quoted in Nunberg, Geoffrey. “Google’s Book Search: A Disaster for Scholars. The Chronicle Review. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 31 Aug. 2009. Web. 24 Aug. 2010.
With its search box situated right in the middle of the Marx Library homepage, OneSearch is an ideal place to begin your search. OneSearch also allows you to simultaneously search multiple library resources including:
To find books and government documents in USA Libraries' collections, use SOUTHcat: USA Libraries' Catalog.
Many, but not all, of the Marx Library's ebooks can be found in SOUTHcat. For a complete listing of the Library's ebook collections, see Marx Library E-books.The ebook collections listed below are particularly useful for topics involving urban sprawl.
Part of Google's library-scanning project. Only books in the public domain are shown in full text. Others may have just a citation or show selected pages from the book. Remember, you can check SOUTHcat to see if we have a book you find in Google Books if the full text is not available.