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Finding Books, Scholarly Articles, and Conducting Research: Finding Books

This guide will help you find information, learn about research, finding materials, and knowing more about library services.

The Library Catalog

Search the Catalog

Basic Instructions:

  1. Enter your search terms and click "Search".
  2. Once you find the item you're looking for, write down the call number of the book.
  3. Go to the shelf to find the book (call numbers are in alphanumerical order on the shelves).

Search Google Books

Google Book Search

Library of Congress Tutorial

Search Tips

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