Don't forget to browse! Once you find a few titles in the library catalog, grab your list of call numbers and head to the stacks. More than likely, you will find additional books in that call number area that will be useful to you.
Use the Kraemer Library Catalog to find books, ebooks, DVDs, streaming movies, CDs, and streaming music owned by the library. You cannot find articles in the catalog! Need articles for your assignment? Search in a database.
When searching for criticism, it is important you search correctly! Since you want to find books about an author, or an author's literary work, you need to search by SUBJECT.
For example, I want to find criticism on Bobbie Ann Mason. Under the Advanced Search in the Kraemer Library Catalog, my search would look like the following:
To find a print book, first identify the correct section of the library by checking the location of the book. Most books are in the "Main Collection" which is on the 3rd floor.
Reading LC Call Numbers
If you are unable to locate the book or the book is missing, ask for help at the Circulation Desk.