Answered By: Nicole Montgomery
Last Updated: Aug 02, 2022     Views: 1178

Start at the EKU Libraries homepage and enter a few keywords into the search screen in the middle of the page. 

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

Library homepage with college athletes compensation typed into search box


Important! You may want to limit your search results to just books.


In the menu on the left side of the screen, find the LIMIT TO menu and click on CATALOG ONLY. This will limit your results to only print and eBooks.

Highighlighting "Catalong Only" option in search results


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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