Find Print Books and Other Physical Items in the GFU Libraries
To search for GFU print books, videos, and other physical items:
The initial Primo search returns physical items along with online materials.
To limit to physical items from GFU libraries, such as print books, DVDs and print journals, look at the left side of the search results under the Availability heading and click the link "Physical Items in GFU Libraries"
Next, narrow by Resource Type such as print books from the left sidebar by clicking the link to Print Books, DVD Videos, Journals, etc.
A Primo Advanced Search allows for more nuanced searching, and limiting by material type, language, and more.
Circulation Period: GFU books circulate to students for a four-week period, with up to two renewals. Most DVDs check out for one week.
Materials (books, ebooks, journal articles, videos, etc.) are available via Subject and Keyword searches from our George Fox Primo Advanced Search. See the examples links below.
Narrow further by using the "Material Type" drop down to select Print Books, Ebooks, Articles, etc.
Subject Search: Special Education (published last 10 years)
Subject Search: Learning disabilities (published last 10 years)
Subject Search: Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (published last 10 years)
Subject search: "School psycholog*" (published last 10 years)
E-books and other online materials in Primo are immediately available to GFU students and staff.
To find GFU e-books:
On the Primo search results page look to the left under the Resource Type heading
Choose the eBooks link to limit results to eBooks only (click "Show More" if eBooks are not showing)
Another option is to search for GFU ebooks from the Primo Advanced Search page. Add your search terms, set Material Type: eBooks, Search Scope: GFU and click the Search button.
Visit our Library E-books page with info on major GFU Library e-book vendors - In addition, use the links to guides on the page to learn how to use our two largest vendors of ebooks, ProQuest Ebook Central and EBSCOhost, for downloading, printing, note taking and more.
Visit our Library E-books page with info on major GFU Library e-book vendors - Use the links to guides below to learn how to use our two largest vendors of e-books for downloading, printing, note taking and more.
Ebook Central Ebooks: http://libguides.georgefox.edu/EbookCentral
Ebsco Academic E-books http://libguides.georgefox.edu/EBSCOebooks
Sample ebooks & ebooks being used for coursework in GCEP 531:
The George Fox Library subscribes to PsycBOOKS - A database from the American Psychological Association (APA) of over 38,000 chapters in PDF from nearly 2,500 books published by APA and other distinguished publishers. It also includes close to 1,600 classic books of landmark historical impact in psychology dating from the 1600s and the exclusive electronic release of more than 1,500 authored entries from the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.