Tutt Library Research Guides
The book I want is not available in Tutt and I can't wait for Prospector or ILL.
It's 5AM and I need one more book for my paper.
Try Google Books -- the book you need may have full or partial viewing.
The popular book for my class is sold out at the Worner book store.
Check out Poor Richard's Book Store just down the street on Tejon.
Books on the same topic often have similar call numbers.
Once you find a good book in the stacks, browse the shelves for similar items.
For a complete list of call numbers by subject area, check out the Library of Congress Classification Outline.
When searching TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat, try to
You have access to books from three sources -- TIGER, Prospector, and WorldCat:
Think Broadly. Remember to think broadly when searching for books - that is, to realize that your specific topic will probably be treated in books that cover a broader subject.
Once you find a book relevant to your topic, use the subject headings to help you find more.