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Visiting Students Research Guide: Locate Books

Navigating to Books

Getting Your Book

1. Use the search strategy you used for finding articles

ex:  nursing AND career

2. Gather information to locate your book - You'll need three things:

     Call Number - write down the full number

     Location - where in the library to find your book

     Status - make sure the book is Not Checked Out

3. Retrieve your books

If your teacher has arranged for it, you may be able to check out books from the UWM Libraries. Otherwise, you can use the books in the library.

Find Your Book!

Use the call number from catalog to see where your book is. For example, if the call number starts with "A" the book will be on 3rd floor, southeast.