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How to find a book title

1. Go to the Library Website

2. Select the Login button

3. Select USC Students and Staff (enter username and password if prompted)

4. Select the Catalogue from drop down menu

5. In the top search box type the "Title in double quotation marks"

6. Select Search

7a. For eBooks, select Check for availability

7b. For books, select  Available at...

How to find an author

1. Go to the Library Website

2. Select the Login button

3. Select USC Students and Staff (enter username and password if prompted)

4. Select the Advance search underneath the green Search

5. Select the Catalogue radio button

6. Select as Author from the first drop down menu

7. Type author surname followed by first name

8. Select Search



Do you know the book title?

On the library home page select catalogue from the drop-down menu. In the search box type the title in "double quotation marks" (click arrow for next step)  

Click on the green available link to see the location of the book. 

Find your campus and record the call number. You will need the whole call number to find the book (e.g. P90 .E57 2016) Click locate for a map to direct you to shelf location. 

Looking for an author?

On the library homepage select Advanced Search

Select Catalogue button and in first drop down mean select Author/creator

Type author surname followed by first name and click search

Results with the author name will be displayed

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