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Reference Books

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aviation - Anthony Robinson (Editor)
Call Number: TL515 .I44
ISBN: 0856853186
Publication Date: 1986

The Airline Industry - William M. Leary (Editor)
Call Number: TL509 .E54
ISBN: 0816026750
Publication Date: 1992

Jane's All the World's Aircraft, 1991-92 - M. Lambert (Editor)
Call Number: TL501 .J3
ISBN: 0710609655
Publication Date: 1991

Jane's avionics
Call Number: TL501 .J3

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Brassey's World Aircraft and Systems Directory 1998-99 - Michael Taylor
Call Number: TL512 .W65
ISBN: 1857532457
Publication Date: 1998



Books are accessed through the Auraria Library catalog, Skyline, using an Author search (for authors, other  individuals, and corporate entities listed as authors, i.e. United States, Federal Aviation Administration),  a WORD search (for subjects such as avionics, wind shear, air crashes or biplanes), or a Title search (for titles of books). A Periodical Title search will help you locate magazines, journals, or newspapers that we own such as Aviation Consumer or Aviation Week & Space Technology.

Normally a book will not provide the most up-to-minute information on a subject, but it can be very useful when you  want considerable background information on your topic. For terms to use in a WORD search, consult the Library of Congress Subject Headings.

Ways to find books we do not own or that may be checked out:

Prospector: the Colorado Unified Catalog   Use Prospector to determine which major Colorado library may own a particular book. You can order the book if it is available at another library.

NetLibrary A database of online, full text books.

Tip:   You may use ILL (Interlibrary loan) to order journal and magazine articles that Auraria Library doesn't own. You may use WorldCat to request books, dissertations, video recordings and other materials that Auraria doesn't own and that you cannot find in Prospector .

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electronic books

You can access the full content of many books remotely.  These ebooks have been purchased by the library and like journal databases or articles, they require a student ID for access when you are off campus. 

 All ebooks will display a location as Internet.  If you want to only see ebooks you can do a catalog search (keyword), click the modify button and select the Location as Internet. 


Below is an example using the keyword aviation:

aviation ebooks

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