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Gerald R. Sherratt Library

 

College of Science & Engineering: Find Books/eBooks

Guide to selected electronic and print library research resources for students and faculty in the College of College of Science & Engineering. For more information or help, contact the librarian subject specialist or Library Reference at 865-8040.

SUU Library Catalog

Locate books and media in the SUU Library with the SUU Library CatalogQuick Search will work for most searches. Use Advanced Search when you need to modify your search by language, format, or library location.

Catalog Quick Search

Keyword: Format:  

Library of Congress Classification System:

     QA  Mathematics, Computer Science
  QB  Astronomy
  QC  Physics
  QD  Chemistry
  QE  Geology
  QH  Biology
  QK  Botany
  QL  Zoology
  QM  Human anatomy
  QP  Physiology
  QR  Microbiology
  R  Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition
  S  Agriculture
  T  Engineering, Technology

Listed below are the letters and titles of the main classes of the Library of Congress Classification, http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/. Click on any class to view an outline of its subclasses.

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Q -- SCIENCE 

R -- MEDICINE 

S -- AGRICULTURE 

T -- TECHNOLOGY 

Reference Books

  1. Dictionaries, encyclopedias, yearbooks, statistics, and atlases can be found in the Reference Collection on the First Floor. 
  2. To find political science reference books using the Library Catalog, select Advanced Search, type the keyword political science then select Reference Book in the type: window, then click Search.

Searching other library catalogs:  From the Research Tab, go to Other Libraries

  • WorldCat.org - use for finding books on your topic in other libraries, then request through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Utah's Catalog: search all Utah academic libraries

WorldCat: Find Books in Other Libraries

You can discover books (and other materials) not available in the SUU library by using the WorldCat.org database, which lists the holdings of hundreds of library catalogs. Enter relevant terms or names in the box below.

Search for an item in libraries near you:
WorldCat.org >>

SUU researchers can request most items found in WorldCat via Interlibrary Loan (see below).

 

eBooks

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan enables current SUU students, faculty, and staff to request books or receive electronic copies of articles that are available from other libraries.

To use Interlibrary Loan, from the library homepage, choose the Research button, then Interlibrary Loan.

  • If you've searched the Library Catalog and discover the SUU library doesn't have the book you need. Book requests will be delivered in approximately one week of request.
  • If you've searched the eJournal Finder for a journal that has an article you want and find that the SUU library dosn't have access to that journal. Articles will be delivered as electronic (pdf) copies to your Interlibrary Loan account, usually within a few days.t.

Google Books

Although Google Books seldom delivers the complete text of a recently-published book, it can be very useful for viewing books' tables of contents and other information.

Google Book Search