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New Evening, Weekend and Online (EWO) Students: Finding Books & Articles

Short introduction to Lakeland's John Esch Library. Learn how to find the information you need to successfully complete your research assignments.


Books on a variety of topics are available in our eBook Collection.  Below is a small sample of what you'll find. Click on any of the links to access the book.  

Password required: Log in using the same credentials you use to access your Lakeland email account and Blackboard. 

Library Website

Use The Lakeland Library Website to

  1. Access library databases. Find articles, ebooks, court cases, company reports, literary criticism and more.  Unsure which database to use.  Click on By Subject.
  2. Request an interlibrary loan.
  3. Perform a search of our online catalog. Items in Lakeland's library can be sent to off-campus students.  Email for details. Include the title of the book, the author and your name and address.

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Library Resources in Blackboard

Library Resources in Blackboard is a big Do-It-Yourself (DIY) manual for using Lakeland's online library. Log in to Blackboard.  Click on Library Resources at the top of the screen.  Select from the list of contents that appears on the left.

Other Guides of Interest

Research 101: Has it been awhile since you've completed a research project?  Check out Research 101.  This guide reviews the 7 steps of the research process.

Zotero: Need a research assistant to track, save and organize the sources you uncover?  Try Zotero, a free internet option.  Use this guide to get started.

LibGuides: These research guides provide one-stop research help.  Often developed at the request of a specific teacher to outline a course specific assignment, these guides can help your research get off to a great start. Check out the list of currently available guides.

Interlibrary Loan (request from other libraries)

Place your order.  If our library doesn't have what you need, use the library's Interlibrary Loan services. The item will be requested from other libraries. If available, articles usually arrive within 3-5 days.  Books take up to two weeks.  Submit a request.

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