MERLIN CATALOG: Use the MERLIN Catalog to find books on various topics.
Do a Keyword or a Subject Search to search for information.
Keyword Search: Type keywords that describe your topic into the search box. Use quotation marks to search for phrases.
EXAMPLE: medicine american civil war
Subject Search: Use the Subject Search to search for names, events, etc.
For a Biography Search, enter a person's name and the word biography.
EXAMPLE: John Brown biography
Why use Google Books?
Google Books searches the full-text of books. It is great for narrow topics because it lets you search within the text of books--you can see the table of contents, index or a portion of the contents of the book. You can then locate the book in a nearby library.