Q: When I check out a book, how long can I keep it?
A: You can check out a book for 2 weeks, and renew it throughout the semester as long as no one else puts a hold on the book.
Q: How many books or other library items can I check out?
A: You can check out up to 25 library items at once!
Q: How do I get a library card?
A: Your Lancer Card ID is your library card -- be sure to bring it with you to the library!
More questions about checking out a book? Get details here:
The search box (above) includes books and media in the library's collection. To find resources in the library, you will need to use this search to find a call number which leads you to the specific item on the shelf.
First, try a Subject search to focus on books about your topic. Keep the subjects fairly broad. Select 'Advanced Search' and then select Subject field from the drop-down menu options.
Examples of subject headings:
If subject searches return few or no results, try your terms in a basic keyword search. You can narrow your search by entering several specific terms. Note that you do not have to enter 'stop words' (and, the, with, to...) - just enter the keywords only.
Sample keyword searches: