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ENGWR 300 (Kiehn) - Social Movements

ENGWR 300 (Kiehn) - Social Movements

Finding Books

Finding Books

Start at the SCC Library Homepage.

Enter your search in the OneSearch search box.

Book search on the SCC Library Homepage.

Search Tip: If you're already in OneSearch and only want to find books, make sure to select Books as your Source Type. Limit to Sacramento City College if you want the material immediately.

How to Read a Database Record for a Print Book

This is an image of a book record.

  1. Title, Author and other basic citation information.
  2. Image of Item. This may not always be visible. Most recently published material will have an image.
  3. Format of Item. Formats include book, ebook, video recording, and more.
  4. Location of Item. This indicates which Los Rios campus holds the item and where you can find it in the library. Note: the bottom two items are both located in the SCC library, but in different locations. Make note of the location to find where the item will be located in the library.
  5. Call No. (Call Number). Copy down the call number to find the item on the shelf.
  6. Status. This indicates whether the item is available for checkout. If the record displays a date and/or time, someone else has checked out the item and they will need to return it before you can check it out.
  7. Request this item. This button enables you to request an item from another campus. It can also be used to put a hold on an item that is currently checked out by another student. The person who has checked out the item won’t be able to renew it and must return it by the due date. You will have the first opportunity to check out the item once it has been returned.

Understanding Call Numbers

For information about how to read call numbers and find your item on the shelf, check out this handy How to read call numbers guide from the University of Arizona Libraries.