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Finding Books & Media: Home

This guide will walk you through how to find books and media from USU Libraries.

Finding Books & Media in the Library Catalog

Books are a great place to get started on research because they provide good background information to help you understand the big picture. You can get to USU's Library Catalog by selecting Books and Media on the Library Homepage. Follow the guidelines below for tips.

Finding Books & Media

Finding Books by Title

1. Begin by searching in the library catalog.

2. Enter the title in the main search bar and from the drop-down menu to the left of the search bar select "Title." Then click search!


Find Books by Keyword

1. Begin by searching in the library catalog.

2. Enter the keywords for your topic in the main search bar and from the drop-down menu to the left of the search bar make sure "keyword" is selected. Then click search!


Locating Books

1. Find the title and type of item you want to access by looking at the icons in the left column such as "book" or "e-book."


2. If you want the physical book make sure you got down the call number and location of the book you want - this will tell you how to find the item you are looking for. 


3. If you want to access the e-book click the "Online Access" link.


4. Then follow the directions on how to borrow the book from the specific vendor. Check out our guide on finding e-books for more information!