A short (1:24) video on how to find and request print books and other physical GFU library materials
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.
Learning theorists/philosophers - Print books and online materials from the GFU library:
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
Another option is to search for GFU e-books 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.
Learn more about GFU Library E-Books
Freely access and download over 300,000 e-books from GFU Library e-book vendors:
Need help using Ebrary e-books? Visit this Ebrary E-books Guide
Help with EBSCOhost e-books? Visit this EBSCOhost E-book Collection Guide
Below are examples of e-books from various GFU Library vendors:
The first book below, Teaching with the Brain in Mind, is one of the required texts in this course and is freely available to GFU students and faculty in e-book format. Click the title link and follow login prompts.