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Use the library catalog to find print books, electronic books, and streaming videos. The SAILS Library Catalog allows BCC students to request books from any SAILS Library through the catalog interface as long as the student has registered their BCC Campus Card.
CRJ101 Course Tip: Books will often give you a very broad and in-depth look at a topic. For your annotated bibliography, keep in mind that locating chapters rather than entire books might be the best course of action.
Step by Step: Finding Books, eBooks, and Streaming Videos
Books, eBooks, and Streaming Videos can all be located using the SAILS Catalog. However, eBooks and Streaming Videos have dedicated databases available to search for that content specifically.
Search from search box on the Library Homepage or by clicking the SAILS link below.
eBooks and Streaming Videos are indicated by links that say BCC Students Click Here.
If print, record the call number of the book and retrieve it from the shelves.
Choose from 810,000 ebooks and 1,350 imprints from more than 650 publishers on one platform. ProQuest Ebook Central offers titles from hundreds of trusted publishers on one modern, intuitive platform. Its mobile-optimized design lets researchers get “anytime access” to the content they need – from a single chapter to an entire book.
A web-based digital video delivery service that allows you instant 24/7 access to over 6,200 full-length programs and 65,800 video segments grouped into prearranged subject-specific categories: Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics, Health & Medicine, Technical Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Careers & Job Search, and Guidance & Counseling.
Watch these videos for tips on finding Books, eBooks, and Streaming Videos