When you want to find books in the Trent Library, search the Library Catalogue. There's an online tutorial available to tell you about the Library Catalogue.
Use a keyword search to find items on a topic. For instance, to find books on "the physiology of exercise" you might search for "physiolog$ and exercis$". To improve your results, use a "Power Search" and truncate your terms.
The LC Call Number classifications
The Library Catalogue uses LCSH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) in most records, to help us identify items of interest. These can be general or specific, depending on your topic.
Sample subject headings for general topics:
Instead of trying to guess at a good subject heading, use a keyword search. Then look at the subjects applied to what you find.
The majority of our e-books are included in the Library Catalogue and can be found with any search. The record includes a link to the e-book.
The following resources contain collections of e-books. Most offer the option to create an account for yourself and save books, as well as adding notations and highlighting.
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Titles related to Kinesiology include:
Below is just a sample of books in our collection. Search the Library catalogue to find others.