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ENGL 01A Epstein-Corbin: Library Catalog & Books

College Composition and Reading

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How to Find Books in OneSearch

  • Type your search terms.
  • As you type, you will see options for Everything, Library Catalog, Articles, and Course Reserves.
  • Select "Library Catalog" to run your search.

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  • When results load, select "books" under the Resource Type limiter on the left.

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Placing Books on Hold for Pick Up

Even though the library buildings are closed for regular services, you can place regular library books on hold for pick-up.

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Turn-Around & Pick Up Location

  • The library circulation staff members on campus check the holds list a few times a day.
  • When your hold is ready, you will receive an email letting you know your item is ready for pick up in the library lobby.
  • When you open the door to the library and enter the building, you are in the lobby.
  • Ring the bell at the window for help.

Pick Up Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 10am-6pm
  • Friday: 10am-2pm
  • Closed weekends, holidays, & non-instructional days

Suggested Print & Electronic Scholarly Books

Remember, you don't have to read an entire book. There may be a relevant chapter you can use as a resource. Use the index, the list of important terms at the back of a book, to help you pinpoint the exact pages or page range where particular terms or concepts are mentioned.