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GSSP - Global Student Success Program (UNH Durham): Find Books

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In libraries, books in the stacks are arranged by subject, so when you find a title in the stacks, browse the same shelf or shelves for related titles.

How to Read an LC Call Number (video) (2:46)

Watch this short video to learn how to read a Library of Congress Classification call number so you can find books in the stacks. 

How to Find a Book

Why Use Books?

Books are good places to acquire in-depth information on a topic.

Remember: you won't necessarily be reading a book from cover to cover.

Tips:

  • Use the index in the back and table of contents in the front to find relevant information quickly.
  • Check the bibliography to find other sources of similar information.

Monographs ("single - writing") are books dedicated to one subject.