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ENGL 102 - Composition II: Find Books

Finding Books in Van Wagenen Library



Enter two or three keywords in the search box. You may need to try different combinations of words to find exactly what you're looking for. Once you've found a book you're interested in, write down the "call number" provided.


Look for the signs on the ends of the rows to help you find the shelf that has your book.

Library shelf guide signscall number on book spine

Books about similar subjects are grouped together on the shelves, so take a look at the books beside the one you were initially interested. Chances are good you'll find other relevant sources nearby!

If you need help, ask a librarian or staff member at the main desk on the library's first floor.

Searching Other Libraries

It's possible that you may need to loan books from other libraries for your assignment. You can do that through a process called interlibrary loan!

Try looking in some of these places to find books you need for your assignment: