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Leisure reading, listening, and watching

This is a guide to books, audiobooks, e-books, streaming videos, and related resources for the CWU community.

Popular reading

The library subscribes to a "popular reading" service which provides many books for leisure and entertainment reading.  The books are cataloged and discoverable in OneSearch, but here is a step-by-step example of how to search.

In the example below I'll search for "Mystery" books.  Consider other genre names: Science Fiction, Fantasy Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Self-help etc., depending on your interest.

Using the "Advanced Search" screen in OneSearch, I'll select "CWU Resources" and "Print Books" from the drop-down options and enter "mystery" as my search word:


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Popular Reading (cont'd)

When I get a list of results I'll "tweak" my results by scrolling down the left margin to "Physical Location" and limit to "Popular Reading"



Using OneSearch to find eBooks

Using the advanced search in OneSearch provides the option to limit results to "eBooks."