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Find Books: Search the Library Catalog

Use the library catalog to search for items by title, author, subject, or keywords for items in our collections.  

What is in the catalog?

  • Physical objects: everything for which we have a hard copy or print version
    • books
    • journals
    • magazines
    • newspapers
    • DVDs
    • VHS tapes
  • e-books: access links to the e-books we own
  • Websites: links to key websites in the areas of study at Davenport University

If the item is not kept at your home campus, you can request it be sent from the collections of any of our 9 libraries to your campus' library.


Call Numbers

Below is list of call numbers arranged by subject, in case you want to browse an area of the stacks.

  • 000 Generalities
  • 100 Philosophy & psychology
  • 200 Religion
  • 300 Social sciences
  • 400 Language
  • 500 Natural sciences & mathematics
  • 600 Technology (Applied sciences)
  • 700 The arts
  • 800 Literature & rhetoric
  • 900 Geography & history
  • Each book in the library has its own call number on the spine of the book.
  • You need to have this number in order to find a book on the library shelf.

E-book Collections

Search the catalog for specific e-book titles in our collections or browse the collections by going directly to them:

  • Ebsco e-books Collection
    E-books on a broad array of subjects.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on health, endangered species, culture, countries, business, economic history, and biology.
  • Computer/CIS e-books (Safari)
    Information Technology /CIS/computer reference e-books that cover certification, databases, the Internet, networking, operating systems, programming, security, and more.

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