Locating Library Materials

Locating Materials

Need help locating books, articles, media, or other library materials? 

Try these helpful pages:
  • Library Catalog Basic Search Help ~ learn about the different ways to search the library catalog, how to email/print catalog records, etc.
  • Library Floor Plans ~ maps of the library which show you where books are located by call number.
  • Understanding Call Numbers ~ if the call numbers on books have you confused, read this handy guide!
  • About Our Collections ~ descriptions & locations for all the different types of collections in the library: media, periodicals, reference, government documents, theses, etc.
  • Music & Media Search Page ~ provides search examples and quick search links to help you locate media (CDs, DVDs, etc.) located in the library's Music & Media Center.

Is the book you're looking for already checked out?

  • Placing Holds Online ~ instructions for how to place a hold on an item you found in the library catalog

Want to locate and/or request books or articles from other libraries?

Tip: The 3rd line of a call
number is a decimal number!