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College Credit Plus @ BGSU: How to search for books

Resources available through Jerome Library for College Credit Plus students

Vocabulary for this page

Call number: 

  1. a mark, especially a number, on the spine of a library book, or listed in the library's catalog, indicating the book's location in the library.

All definitions from Oxford Languages

How do I search for eBooks?

1. Use Summon to find eBooks. You can search by title, author, or keyword to access eBooks the library has purchased or leased.

2. In the column on the left side of your results list, check the box next to "eBook full text online".

Does Jerome Library have the book I need?

Use the library catalog to find out if the book you want is in Jerome Library and if so, where. You can search by title, author, or keyword to find the book's call number, or location on the shelf.

Note: The call numbers may look different than what you have seen in the past. While most public and school libraries use the Dewey Decimal system to organize materials, academic libraries use the Library of Congress Classification System.

What if Jerome Library doesn't have the book I need?

Search in the OhioLINK catalog to request the book from another academic library in Ohio.