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Linscheid Library

Transfer Students: Search

This guide will help you transition from your previous library to ECU's Linscheid Library

Searching for Sources


This page will help you search for your sources.

Searching can involve:

  • Figuring out where to search for information, and
  • Completing the actual search.

Using the CatPac

Search the CatPac for books, journals, DVDs, and more!



Results open in a new tab.

Need more help? View the tutorial below for tips on using the online catalog.

Using the CatPac Tutorial


Using the CatPac Tutorial

Searching the Internet

The internet can be a good place to find background information on your topic.

Although nearly everyone has searched the Web, many don't know how to find the best websites. View the tutorial below to learn about time-saving strategies for searching the Web.

Click to watch Internet Searching

Search Terms

Generating search terms means figuring out what words to use when you are searching for sources.

What are the main concepts of your topic?


Related Terms
Broader Terms
Narrower terms

Need more help? View the "Generating Search Terms" video below.

Search for Articles

Find articles and more on our Databases page!