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Locating Books Using LC Tutorial

This video from Valley Forge Christian College. It provides a detailed description of how to locate books using the Library of Congress classification system.

 

Locating the Library's Catalog (Herbie)

Click the "Herbie (Card Catalog)" Link on the Library's Homepage http://www.mvsu.edu/library/

For a Simple Search, just key in your search term and select "search." For a more advanced search, click "Advanced Search" near the bottom. 

An advanced search allows you to select "limiters" which will limit the amount of resources that appear. You can limit by resource type, publication date, and location, among others.

 

 

Classification Links

Here are the main topics associated with the first letter of the call number. Click the links or tabs above for more details.

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D
E & F
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J
K
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P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
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General Works
Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
Auxiliary Sciences of History
World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc.
History of the Americas
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
Social Sciences
Political Science
Law
Education
Music and Books on Music
Fine Arts
Language and Literature
Science
Medicine
Agriculture
Technology
Military Science
Naval Science
Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General)
 

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