Answered By: Nicole Montgomery
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2023     Views: 1750

You may find it easier to search for book only resources using the WorldCat Discovery search.

At the library homepage, locate the link to WorldCat Discovery. (If no link is on the homepage, you can always access WorldCat Discovery by clicking on the Online Resources link.) 


Library homepage with arrow pointing to the link for WorldCat Discovery

  • Less is more when it comes to searching for books.
  • Try entering no more than three keywords; just one or two keywords is recommended.

WorldCat Discovery search screen with three keywords entered into search box


Select EKU Libraries to only see EKU's collections.

WorldCat Discovery search results with the EKU Libraries limiter selected


Select Books to only see books in your search results.

WorldCat Discovery search results with book format limiter selected


Those are the basic steps needed to find a book on a topic. If you need more help, please chat with us or email us your question.

Borrowing the Book

If you want to check out a physical book, you can either visit the library and find the book on the shelf or use the Request It link to have the book pulled and held for you. Need to know how to do that? Please review the FAQs with step-by-step directions linked below:




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