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College Experience: Intro to College (COL 100, 101, 136, and EDU 105): Find a Book

Use this guide to walk you through the College experience: Introduction to College library assignment. You can also refer back to this guide if you need help finding a book, finding an article, or evaluating a website.

Search for Books

Use archway to find books and other materials in the Jefferson College Library catalog.

Use MOBIUS if you cannot find what you are looking for in the Archway catalog. MOBIUS contains records for books from other Missouri libraries. If you order a book via MOBIUS (see Find a Book tutorial-4:30), it should arrive within 2-5 business days, depending on the popularity of the book, and how many copies are circulating.

Find a Book

Print Your Book Record

You will need to print your book record for the assignment. To do so, follow these steps.


1.  Locate your book record in the list of results. Click the title (underlined text).

2. Now you are in the book record. Make sure it looks something like the image below. It should have a title, author, and publication information, as well as more detailed info like a summary, and a contents, or table of contents. Click print in your browser menu, or hold ctrl+p.


3. The pages you print should look like this:





If they do, attach them to your assignment. If you need help, please ask a librarian.

How to Take a Screenshot

When the assignment asks you to take a screenshot, you may do so in this way:

PC- Click the window that you want to copy. Press ALT+PRINT SCREEN. Paste (CTRL+V) the image into an Office program or other application like paint. Save the image, and submit it with the assignment.

Mac- shift-command-3 takes ascreenshot. Then submit the image with the assignment.

ChromeOS- Alt+s  takes ascreenshot. Then submit the image with the assignment.

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