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German 3102 (Tweraser)

Finding Books

For books select the button "GIL-Find (Catalog)" below.

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You can also search from the UWG Library homepage.

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Beyond USG Libraries

If no USG libraries have the item, search WorldCat. You can request the through UWG's Interlibrary Loan.


Book Locations

Library books are organized by subject. Each book has a call number that reflects the subject area. Books on language and literature begin with the call number 'P.'  For example,

  • PD  Germanic languages. Scandanavian languages
  • PF  West Germanic languages
  • PN  Literature (General)
  • PT  German literature - Dutch literature...
  • More subcategories

To find the call number for a specific book search in the library catalog. 'P' call numbers are on the library's 3rd floor.

Book Call Numbers

Each book in the Library has a call number used to identify and locate it. Call numbers are based on the item's subject, author, and publication date. If you find one book on your topic, look around on the shelf for related books.

Once you find the book you are looking for in the catalog, you'll see a field like this:

Location: Stacks (A-K call numbers shelved on 2nd floor; L-Z on 3rd)

Call Number: LB2395 .C65 1991

Number of Items: 1

Status: Not Checked Out

Write down the entire call number and go to the floor that has the starting letter.  In this case, L is on the third floor.
Reading call numbers

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