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Academic Research and Writing: Books


Books provide in-depth information about a topic. A book may be by an individual author or a collection of essays/articles by multiple authors. Do not feel like you need to read an entire book for your research unless it is required for your class.

Print Books

You can get physical books through the NVC Library in a couple different ways:


The library provides access to hundreds of thousands of eBooks through various databases:

You can also access thousands of eBooks, including more popular works, through resources provided by Napa Public Library:


A book walking on the sidewalk says to another book "Dude! I saw you online!" And the other book replies "(Sigh) No. That was the eBook version." It is captioned "Celebrity book-alikes".

Cartoon by Nate Fakes