Use Books to…
Often, one or two book chapters will give you the information you need for a project. Bibliographies will lead you to more resources.
WorldCat combines the holdings of 1000s of libraries, including most Worcester area libraries. You will find the link under the Quick Start area of the web site or via "Find in a Library" when viewing Google Books.
Search for library materials (books, videos, periodical titles) by keyword, author, subject heading, or title.
Too many results? Click Advanced Search and use drop down menus to add additional keywords or phrases to make your search more specific. Use Limit to restrict your search by year and/or language.
If we own the item here in the Gordon Library, you will see: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
If a local academic library owns the item, you will see: ARC Libraries
Our Interlibrary Loan service allows WPI students and faculty to request items from other libraries free of charge.