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Adult Degree Programs: Print & Ebooks

Find & Request Physical GFU Library Materials: 1 min. 22 sec.

Find Physical Items in GFU Libraries

Find Print Books and Other Physical Items in the GFU Libraries 

To search for GFU print books, videos, and other physical items:

  • Add your search terms and click the gold Search button to run the search

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 journalslook 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 six-week period, with up to two renewals. Most DVDs check out for one week.

GFU Library Primo Search

Below are links to a few sample searches from the GFU Library Primo Advanced Search. The searches can be customized to help find materials in your area of interest. Explore the result lists below or try some of your own advanced searches using the Primo Advanced Search.

Search Scope > Everything, Title search > Leadership, Publication Date > Last 5 years: Leadership 

Search Scope > Everything, Subject is exact > Project Management, Publication Date > Last 5 years: Project Management 

Search Scope > GFU + Summit,  Subject contains > Domestic Violence, Publication Date > Last 10 years: Domestic Violence

Search Scope > GFU + Summit,  Title contains > Survey Research, Publication Date > Last 10 years: Survey Research

Search Scope > GFU + Summit,  Subject contains > Health Administration, Publication Date > Last 5 years: Health Administration

Search Scope > Everything, Subject contains > Nonverbal Communication, Publication Date > Last 10 years: Nonverbal Communication

Search Scope > Everything, Any Field > "Servant Leadership," Publication Date > Last 10 years, Filtered by Resource Type: Print Books and Ebooks: "Servant Leadership"

Search Scope > Everything, Title contains > Social Entrepreneur*, Publication Date > Last 10 years: Social Entrepreneur* > Filtered by Print Books + Ebooks: Social Entrepreneur*

Search Scope > Everything, Subject is exact > Employee motivation, Publication Date > Last 5 years: Employee Motivation

Find Ebooks at George Fox Library: 2 min. 8 sec.

Find & Access GFU Ebooks

 E-books and other online materials in Primo are immediately available to GFU students and staff. 

To find GFU e-books:

  • Go to the Library home page
  • Add your search terms and click the gold Search button to run the search

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)


  • Click the Online access or title link for information about the book
  • Click the link after "Full text available at:" to view the ebook
  • Sign in if prompted

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 Search.


Questions about ProQuest Ebooks? Visit this guide: ProQuest Ebook Central at George Fox Library

Questions about EBSCO Ebooks? Visit this guide: EBSCO Academic E-Book Collection at George Fox Library