Clear Lake High School AP Capstone: Books & Ebooks

Neumann Library resources for Clear Lake High School's Advanced Placement Capstone Seminar

The Library Catalog is an alternative to OneSearch for finding books, ebooks, videos, government documents -- anything other than individual journal/magazine/newspaper articles.

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Sample Library Catalog detailed record for a print book:

 

Sample detailed record with UHCL location, call number, and status highlighted as well as links for new searches by subject, Google previews, and more

Most works in the library's collections are shelved by Library of Congress classification. The most common location is General Stacks, for which:

  • call numbers A through QA are on library's upper floor
  • call numbers QB through ZZ are on the library's main floor

Sample call number: PR6015 .A33 W57 2001

PR Read in alphabetical order: PR files before PS
6015 Read in numerical order as a whole number:  6015 files before 6016
.A33 Read the letter in alphabetical order, and read the number as a decimal:  .A33 files before .A4
W57 If there's another letter/number combination, read that number as a decimal even though the decimal point is omitted: W57 files before W6
2001  If there's a publication date, read it in numerical order


General Stacks end panel sign with call number ranges

Sample call number PR6015 .A33 W57 2001 is shelved in range 328 on the library's upper floor.


If you want to practice placing an LC call number in the correct spot, try this drag-and-drop quiz:

From a detailed record for an ebook:
  1. Click View all full text options for UHCL

    Sample Library Catalog detailed record for an ebook
     
  2. Click the source database link

    Shows link to source database Ebook Central
     

Ebooks can be identified through the Library Catalog and OneSearch, but the databases below offer additional options, including full-text searching.

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