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Resources for Visiting High School Classes

Books Using the Library Catalog

Find books at OSU Libraries in a few easy steps. 

  1. Enter your topic in the 1Search search box in the top right corner of the screen, or enter the title of book. Use quotes around the title for the best results.
  2. To narrow your search to only OSU Libraries, choose the At OSU Libraries only scope to search all of the OSU Libraries collections. This includes Guin, Vet Med, and OSU Bend. Click request to have these books sent to the Valley Library.
  3. Use the facets on the right-hand side of the page to choose "print books" as the content type you want to see. 
  4. Write down the call number so you can go get the book off the shelf.
  5. Check out the book at the circulation desk using your OSU ID.

Click on the title of the book to see additional details.

Find a Book on the Shelf Video

Call Number Locations

The first letter of the call number tells you on which floor the book is located.

Call Number Locations

  • A – General Works … floor 6
  • B – Philosophy, Psychology, Religion … floor 6
  • C – Archaeology, Genealogy, Biography … floor 6
  • D – History: General, Old World … floor 6
  • E – History: New World … floor 6
  • F – History: New World … floor 6
  • G – Geography, Anthropology, Recreation … floor 6
  • H – Social Science … floor 5
  • J – Political Science … floor 5
  • K – Law … floor 5
  • L – Education … floor 5
  • M – Music … floor 5
  • N – Fine Arts … floor 5
  • P – Language & Literature … floor 4
  • Q – Science, Mathematics … floor 1
  • R – Medicine, Health … floor 1
  • S – Agriculture, Aquaculture, Wildlife … floor 1
  • T – Technology, Engineering … floor 1
  • U – Military & Naval Sciences … floor 6
  • V – Military & Naval Sciences … floor 6
  • Z – Bibliography & Library Science … floor 6