The collections at Woodward Library
consist of periodicals (journals and magazines); government publications;
APSU publications; electronic resources (E-books and online journals);
microforms; audiovisual materials; and books. All these materials can be
located using the
Austin libray catalog. View the
Library Fact Sheet for statistics on materials in the library
collections. View the Library Map
to locate these items in the Library.
Books at Woodward Library are divided
among the following collections:
GENERAL BOOK COLLECTION -
This area contains the majority of
the Libraryís books, arranged by Library of Congress call number (A-Z).
REFERENCE BOOKS (REF) -
You can find encyclopedias,
bibliographies and other useful reference books in this area. These
materials are for in-house use only.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN RESOURCE CENTER (AARC) -
Materials related to the
African-American experience are housed in this room which is open to the
JUVENILE COLLECTIONS (JUV) - Materials written
for children or young adults. Shelved in three parts: Juvenile Easy,
shelved by authorís last name; Juvenile Fiction, shelved by authorís last
name; and Juvenile Non-fiction, arranged by Dewey Decimal number.
LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER (LRC) -
State-approved K-12 textbooks,
ancillaries and manipulatives are housed in the LRC. The collection is
divided into six subject areas: Math, Science, Social Studies, Language,
Reading, and Literature/Vocational.
POPULAR READING COLLECTION -
Includes literary fiction, science fiction, fantasy, horror,
thrillers, romance and historical fiction. Non-fiction works include
memoirs, biographies, history, business, science and self-help.
Audio books can also be found in this collection. These items are
shelved by the authorís last name.
UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS -
Rare books and the APSU Archives are
kept in this room. Use of these materials must occur in this
building. Once you determine that the material you need is in this
room, take the call number to the Information Desk.