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SPE 5030 Research Informing Practice in Special Education: Books & ebooks

Finding Books

Library Catalog

The catalog provides access to the library holdings of Appalachian State University (books, movies, music scores, music CDs, government documents, audiobooks, and more).


Finding Books, Encyclopedias, DVDs +

Use the Library Online Catalog to locate books, scholarly encyclopedias, DVDs and more. 

Searching options:

  • Keyword Searching:  Use a specific word, phrase or combine words that represent your broad topic.
    • attention deficit, adhd, ADD
  • Subject Searching:  Look at the Subject Headings in the highly relevant books that your keyword search turned up.
    • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Attention-deficity disorder
  • Sample search:

  • Search Tip:  Search the combined resources of WNCLN  (ASU, UNCA and WCU) by choosing WNCLN from the dropdown.
  • Use Request It link
    • to have UNCA and WCU books checked out to you and brought to ASU for you to pick up.
      • DE and Doctoral students:  We mail them to your home, with return postage enclosed, at no cost to you. 
      • DE Document Delivery FAQ
    • to have ASU books pulled and placed at the library service desk for you. 

My Account

Log in to see what you have checked out, renew materials, create a reading history and more.