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Finding Books in the Library

Books in the library are organized according to the Library of Congress system, which means books are organized according to subject and labeled with a call number.  Call numbers are arranged alphabetically then numerically (see below example for more information).

To find books or other materials held physically within the library, please search the catalog for the item's availability and shelf location. 

Main Floor

  • Curriculum Collection:  Children's books
  • Reference Collection: Encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries to be used in the library only.
  • Course Reserves: Items placed on reserve by a professor to be used in the library only.
  • Special Collections, African Collection, Lincolniana: Please inquire at the circulation desk.


Fourth Floor‚Äč 

  • Main Collection: Books that circulate to all borrowers.