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WRIT 150: Technology & Social Change

A research guide for students in WRIT 150: Technology & Social Change courses.


Go to to begin your search.

Enter your keywords into the search. Remember Boolean searching can help you refine your search and yield more relevant results.

For example, I searched social media AND privacy, which resulted in over 8,000 books found. Select see all results to continue refining your results.


social media AND privacy library search


Adding Filters

From here, you can continue to add filters such as publication date or only ebooks.

For example, I refined my search to only ebooks published from 2011 to present.


For ebooks, select Available Online. Select one of the options and log in with your USC credentials.

Select View Online to view books online.