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How do I search for a book by title?

132 views   |   Last updated on Jun 06, 2016    tutorials catalog books search


  1. Go into the Hannon Library Catalog.
  2. Select "in the title" from the first dropdown.
  3. Enter the book title in the search box.
  4. Hit search.
  5. If we have it, it should be listed.
    1. If it's a print book, the call number should be visible and in bold. It will also say what floor and/or area of the library it is. If there is a yellow dot (versus green), it may be checked out. Click on "Get It" to learn more.
    2. If it's an ebook, click on "view online" to see options for reading the book online.
  6. If you don't see it, we don't have it. If you are a student, faculty, or staff member at SOU, try changing the search scope to "Summit" and searching again. If it's listed there, you can order it from one of our consortium libraries. Click on the "Get It" tab and then click on the request link. Be sure to click on the final request button. It will take about 5 business days for the book to arrive.
  7. If you still don't see it in Summit, you can request the book through Interlibrary Loan (for SOU students, faculty, and staff).