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History12 Colman: Accessing Books

Research Guide for Professor Colman's History 12 Class

Finding a Book in the Library

The Online Library Catalog allows you to search for books, ebooks, CDs, and DVDs. 

Once you have located the book you want in the catalog, you will need the following information: 

Status of Item

  • Not Charged = Available
  • Charged = Currently Checked Out

Location (Call Number)

  • A-HN 2nd floor, HQ-Z 3rd floor
  • All books located in the Reference Collection will be on the 2nd floor

Still can't find it? Come to the reference desk and ask the librarian for assistance. 

Checking Out Books in the Library

You will need your student ID number (900 number) to check out library materials. Simply take your materials to the circulation desk (pictured above) for checkout. 

Accessing eBooks

We carry thousands of unique eBooks that can be accessed remotely from any off-campus location. 

1) All eBooks that come up in your search results will be noted by green text that reads, "Online Access"


2) To open the book, click on the title and you will access the digital Table of Contents for the item. To access the entire book, click on "eBook Full Text" or the download button. 

eBook Access Tips & Tricks

  1. Use the email feature to email yourself a specific chapter of an eBook that you are using. The chapter will show up in your email as a PDF file. 
  2. You may print 30-60 pages from an eBook by using the print feature. 
  3. Some eBooks can only be opened by one person at a time. If you open this book on a school computer, and then try to access it again on your laptop, it will tell you it is "in use" and cannot be opened. If the book you are wanting is "in use" please check back in about 30-60 minutes, to allow for check-in time.