I want to browse print books in the library on my topic

Books in the library are organized according to subject.  This means that you can often find many books on the same topic in one area.  Browsing can be an effective strategy for finding books on your topic, but the lower level book collection is much too large to browse without knowing where to look!  There are a few strategies for browsing books on your topic:

Browse by call number

To browse books on your topic by call number, start to the library homepage. In the OneSearch box, enter they keywords for your topic and select Books & Media. Look through your results, and pay attention to the call numbers.  

I want to browse print books in the library on my topic  Books in the library are organized according to subject.  This means that you can often find many books on the same topic in one area.  Browsing can be an effective strategy for finding books on your topic, but the lower level book collection is much too large to browse without knowing where to look!  There are a few strategies for browsing books on your topic:  Browse by call number  To browse books on your topic by call number, start to the library

If you notice several call numbers that start the same, you have identified one section of the library with books on your topic.  You can browse that area to find more books on your topic.  It is not uncommon to find several areas of our book collection that have books on your topic, so you may have to browse more than one section.

Browse by subject heading

Each book in the library is assigned subject headingswhich group books on the same topic together.  

To browse by subject heading, start at the library homepage, in the OneSearch box, search for your topic in Books & Media. When you have identified a book on your topic, click the title.

Item record with subject headings highlighted

After clicking the title, in an area labeled Details, you will see a list of Subjects  These are the subject headings for your topic.  Click on a subject heading to be shown other books on the same topic