This week students enrolled in the
WRD 104 “Weird Food” section have started stopping by, looking for help researching their ‘weird foods’.
Luckily we have a great Research Guide specifically for these students:
WRD 104: Food
. It lists some wonderful
country resources, encyclopedias, databases, and search tips for finding books and articles.
Some other interesting topics coming across our desks:
- Disability Theory
- Google’s Corporate Culture
And, here’s a closer look at a question we’ve had over the
phone, IM, or in person:
Question: How can I find a specific edition of a book? DePaul owns the 11th edition, but
I need the 13th edition.
Answer: If you are looking for a specific edition, using the
ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is always a good start. If you don't know the ISBN, searching in WorldCat Local will let you specify one specific edition in the results. First, select "View all editions and formats":
This Week in Reference, May 1st, 2015