The books in Woodward Library are arranged in
several collections, including Reference, General Book, University
Archives & Special Collections, African-American and others.
To locate a book in the
Library’s Book Collection, use the call number you find in
Austin (Library Catalog).
Be sure to
Note the book’s collection and location, which are listed in the
Ref Stacks, Level 2
General Book Collection book, Level 3
Make sure the book is not checked out or missing by noting the
information in the Status box.
Read Library of Congress Call Numbers
so that you understand
how to read a call number
Books are arranged within each collection by their call numbers
which begin with alphabetical letter or letters A to Z.
Go to your book’s location, and use the call number to
Find the section of alphabetical letter or letters
Within that section, locate the number
Within that number, find the letters/numbers after the
If you cannot find your book or have questions, go to the Information
Desk on Level 2.