Answered By: Ted Bergfelt
Last Updated: May 22, 2015     Views: 705

To locate a book within Gumberg Library, you will need the book’s call number. When searching QuickSearch, the online catalog, you will find the call number and location of the print material. Please note: the record will state if the material is “Available” in green and “Not Available” in red text. If the material is not available, the record will provide the due date rather than the call number of the book.

If you only have a call number for a book, note the first letter of the call number and refer to the list below to learn on which floor the book is located.

Floor Guide

 

5th Floor

AV - DVDs, Videos, Kits

Curriculum Center

Journals* - Current, Bound

Music - CDs, Records, Scores, Kits

4th Floor

Ready Reference Books (A - Z), Reserves, Newspapers, Popular Reading

3rd Floor

A - J

2nd Floor

K-Z

1st Floor

Oversized Books (A - Z), Bound Journals, Dissertations, Indexes, Microfilm

If you need help in locating a book or other item, you can ask for help at the Circulation Desk on the 4th floor.

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