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Library Basics/Frequently Asked Questions: Find Books

Where are the books I can check out?

Special Collections (Circulating) - 1st Floor

Main Stax - 4th floor: A-Q 

                    5th floor: R-Z

Curriculum - 5th floor

All About Reference Sources

Where is the Reference Collection located in the ASU Library?

What types of resources are included in the Reference Collection?

What are some of the differences between Reference books and regular books?

When and why would you use Reference books?

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The Library of Congress Classification system arranges books by subject.  These subjects are assigned call numbers which direct you to books on the library shelves. Click below to look up the book Stan Getz : a life in jazz. What is the call number of this book?


3 ways to view our eBooks:

  • Search the eBooks database
  • Check-off the eBooks box in the left sidebar when it appears in your WorldCat search results
  • Click the "Click here to read this online book" link in your Local Catalog results
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