books on the shelfTo find a specific book or books on a particular topic, start with a library catalog. The catalog will tell you which books we own, and will give you the location and call number you need to find the book on the shelf. Our library uses two different catalogs:

UC Library Search Catalog:  


  • Use when you don't find what you are looking for in a UC Library
  • Includes books in other libraries around the US and in other countries
  • Search examples and help
  • Search WorldCat

About Call Numbers

Self-Guided Tutorial

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