Learn to Find, Access, and Manage Information

Ask a Librarian
Find a book by author
  1. Use the Books tab on the Libraries Webpage.
  2. In the search box, type the name of the author.
    • You don't need to use punctuation marks or capitals.
  3. Select Author/Creator from the drop-down menu below the search box.
  4. Click Search.
  5. Click one of the titles you want.
    • You will notice that the author's name is linked in the books' record, and can take you to more of his/her books.
  6. Write down the book's location and call number.
    • You'll need both to find it on the shelf!
  7. Go to the appropriate library and pick up the book.
    • To find your call number on the shelves, ask a librarian for help or find a stack guide when you arrive.

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