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WR 362: Science Writing

Resources for a course on popular science writing.

Find Books at OSU

Use 1Search from the library's home page to search for books in the Valley Library, OSU branch libraries, and Summit Libraries. You can narrow your search to books using one of the methods described below.

Limit to Print Books (Mostly at Our Library)

Enter your search in 1Search. Then on the results page, limit your search to just print books on the left-hand side of the screen under Resource Type.

refine my search results screenshot

Finding a Book Using the Call Number

1. Libraries are usually organized by call numbers. To find something at the Valley Library, first find its call number. Next, write down or take a picture of the call number.

Screenshot of book availability at the Valley Library in 1Search


2. In the Valley Library, different call numbers are on different floors. Go to the library stairwells or the Information Desk to find a call number. Look at the first letter of your call number on the call number guide to see what floor your item is on.

Call numbers organized by floor in the library

3. You can also click on the floor link to see a map of that particular floor.

4. Check the book out at the Circulation Desk.

Science Books Reviewed

Some sites review books in a specific discipline.