Start on the Booth Library homepage, www.library.eiu.edu, and navigate to the appropriate journal article databases to find ecology articles.
Biological and Agricultural Index Plus is one database that contains journal articles for the field of ecology.
BIOSIS Previews is another database that has ecology journal articles. Try both databases and see what types of results you get.
1. In a BIOSIS Previews Advanced Search, type in your search terms. Remember to uncheck the Map Term to Subject Heading box.
2. Search History is found above the Advanced Search search box.
Search for books using the EIU Online Catalog. Link to the library catalog here.
Once you find an item you like, click on its title. This will bring up the bibliographic record for the item, as in the image below. Use the location, call number, and status to find the book in Booth Library.