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Researching at Lovejoy Library: Finding Books

Finding Books

The library houses tons of books that students, faculty, and staff can use in their research. This page will help you find book in the library.

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Where is my book?

After locating a book on the online catalog, you can find the book's call number under "LOCATION ITEMS".


Find the location of your book by identifying which floor your call number is located.

First Floor: Browsing Collection

Second Floor: Call numbers A - K

Third Floor: Call Numbers L - Z


To locate your book, start by locating the letter or set of letters at the beginning of your call number. Notice that N comes before ND.

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Then, locate the numbers following the letters.

Treat these as full numbers.