Step 1: To search for books, eBooks, DVDs, online films, etc. in the OCCC Library, visit the OCCC Library Catalog. You will find the Library Catalog link on the Library's website.
Step 2: After you get to the Library's catalog, you can do a title, author, ISBN, etc. search. The default search is "All Fields" which is a keyword search.
Step 3: After you hit "Search" you will be taken to your results page. Use the "Limit Search Results" column on the left to limit by material type, home location, publication date, etc.
Step 4: For more information on a title, click on the item's title (blue link). You will see the detailed information, a summary of the title, the table of contents, and sometimes, a review. Note: at the bottom you will find the location (where in the Library the item is) plus the call number (the shelf number's specific location) to find the title.
Search Books, eBooks, Online Films, and More in the OCCC Library Catalog
If the OCCC Library does not have the book or article that you need, you may be able to use Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
What is ILL?
ILL links libraries across the nation for sharing resources, based on the principles that no single library can acquire everything and that furthering knowledge is in the public interest.
Students may check out books from libraries of other higher education institutions in Oklahoma using an OK-Share Card. OK-Share cards are only valid for the current semester and may be used in most Oklahoma college libraries. Once an OK-Share card is received, you may go to any OK-Share participating library to utilize their facilities and borrow materials from their library. For more information, please visit the link below.
The OCCC Library uses the Library of Congress classification system. Call numbers will have a combination of letters and numbers. All similar subjects will be in the same area on the shelves.
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