STEP 2: Finding Books Using the Library Catalog
|What is the Stewart Library
and why is it useful?
Every library has its own unique collection. A library catalog is the index to that collection. The Stewart Library catalog is a large database listing every item (books, periodical titles, videos, etc) located in the Stewart Library. You can search for items by title, author, any general keyword or by Library of Congress Subject Headings. Ask librarians for help as needed.
|To use the Web catalog:
7. Use the WSU Stewart Library Web catalog to find a book on your research topic.
|What is a call number and why is it useful? Think of a call number as the address of a book on the shelf. Use the library catalog to find the call number for any item. Use the call number to find the item on the shelf. Each call number is unique.|
8. What is the call number for the book you found?_______________
9. Does the Stewart Library subscribe to Rolling Stone magazine?_________If so, what is the call number for Rolling Stone? (Scroll down screen to see)_____________________
10. Use the Stewart Library catalog to find a book or video by a favorite or famous author. List its title and call number in WSU library.
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