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Library Orientation for International Students

A guide detailing library resources and services for incoming and current international students.

Finding an Item Using Open Stacks

Step 1: Search the Library Catalog for your item

 

Search in Library Catalog

 

Finding a Record in the Catalog

 

Step 2: Find the Call Number for your item

 

Call Number in a Catalog Record

 

Close up of Call number in catalog Record
 

Step 3: See where that call number is in the library

 

Bookstack Map of the Reg

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Step 4: Find the book on the shelf

 

Finding a book in the stacks

Photo Courtesy of "The Secret Life of the Reg," Evangeline Reid and Frank Yan

 

Step 5: Check out the item!

 

Photo of the circulation desk

 

If you have any questions, Ask A Librarian!

 

Ask a librarian desk

Image courtesy of "Summer Research Tips for B.A. Writers", Rebecca Starkey