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OADM 111 Letter & Report Writing

Locating Books and DVDs

After you have found a book or DVD in the catalogue, you need the following information to locate it:

Campus: If a book or DVD is not at your campus, you can request the item

Location: Where the book or DVD is found in the library (circulating, reference, on reserve, on display, video)

Call Number: The call number on the spine is used to find the book or DVD on the shelf

Status: Available or checked out (you can request a hold for a book or DVD that is checked out)


Downloading E-Books

Did you know you can download e-books from OC Library?

Did you know about the new EBSCO eBooks App?

Examples of Books and E-Books

Books and DVDs are shelved by Library of Congress Classification

A -- General Works

B -- Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

C -- History of Civilization, Archaeology

D -- World history except Americas

E -- Indians of North America, History of United States

F -- Local history of United States, History of Canada, Latin America

G -- Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

H -- Social Sciences

J -- Political Science

K -- Law

L -- Education

M -- Music and books on music

N -- Fine Arts

P -- Language and Literature

Q -- Science

R -- Medicine

S -- Agriculture

T -- Technology

U -- Military science

V -- Naval science

Z -- Bibliography, Library Science

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