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First Year Students: Finding Books

An introduction to the library's resources for first year students.

Classic Catalog and We Search

Locating Books in Zahnow Library

Search for print and electronic books at Zahnow Library using the Search With Zahnow search box.

Search with Zahnow also brings up article from the library's databases.  To exclude articles from your results, select the Catalog Only option below the search box.


You can also search for books using the Classic Catalog.  To search the Classic Catalog, look for the Classic Catalog link located below the Search With Zahnow search box.


When you search in the Classic Catalog, you can search by keyword, Title, Author or Subject.  The Search With Zahnow option allows for a simple keyword search.



The catalog contains both print and electronic books.  Click on the Online Access or Electronic Resources link to view ebooks online.  

Look for the Location, Call Number and Status in order to locate print books on the shelf.



    Click here to learn more about Library of Congress Call Numbers