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HIST 102 - Gunderson - Spring 2020: Finding Books

Use Call Numbers to Find Books in the Library

Useful Handouts

Check out these handouts to better understand call numbers and information about Rio Hondo Library.

Find Books at Other Libraries

If you can't find your book at Rio Hondo Library, try searching the following library catalogs:

Finding books

The Library Catalog is essentially a search engine to find books and other materials at Rio Hondo Library.

PRINT BOOKS

When you find a book, be sure to find the following information:

  • Call number (the book's address to physically find the book on shelf)
  • Location/Status (where the book is and if it's available; most books are located in Circulating Book Stacks)

 

EBOOKS

When looking for ebooks, look for titles that say "electronic resource."

catalog record for an ebook