Use subject headings to identify useful books for your research. Use call numbers to locate the books you have identified.
When searching for books in the UC Library Search catalog, here are a few strategies to start with:
Powell Library Floor Maps. Books with call numbers A-QA are on the first floor Book Stacks. Books with call numbers QC-Z and oversize books (with an * preceding the call number) are on the ground floor of Powell Library.
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. You can request materials from anywhere in the world using the Interlibrary Loan service—you don't even have to specify where it's coming from—but it may take weeks or months to get here, and extremely rare materials may not be available for loan.