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GCEP 500 Intro to Systems Theory & Practice: Print & Ebooks

This guide identifies useful resources for students enrolled in GCEP 500

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

GFU Print Books

GFU Books & More For Your Research Topics

Additional materials (books, ebooks, journal articles, videos, etc.) are available via Subject and Keyword search links below from our George Fox Primo Advanced Search.

Subject Search: Marital Therapy

Keyword Exact Phrase Search: "Couples Therapy" (published last 10 years)

Keyword Search: "Family Therapy" (published last 10 years)

Subject Search: Depression (published last 5 years)

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.

GFU Library Ebooks: Couples Therapy, Marital & Family therapy

Use the links to guides below to learn how to use our two largest vendors of ebooks for downloading, printing, note taking and more.

ProQuest Ebook Central Ebooks:

Ebsco Academic Ebooks

Sample Ebooks & Ebooks being used for coursework in GCEP 500: