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Introduction to Library Research

Searching for Books at UML

Books at UML

Go to the UML Library Catalog

Type in:

  • Keywords, for example +media +violence +children)
  • Book Title,  "for whom the bell tolls"
  • Author: Shakespeare William,
  • Subject: United States History,
  • Journal Title: Journal of Research in Education

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  • Use the catalog Advanced Search. This option allows you to use menus to specify which field individual search terms should be in (Author, Title, etc.) and what boolean operators should be used (AND, OR, NOT) between different search terms.

  • The resulting list of items includes locations (Lydon Stacks, O'Leary Reference, etc.), call numbers and availability.

  • Make note of the Call Number (example: TK4539.G98) and the Library Location to retrieve the book. 

Locations for UML Books

O'Leary Library 
UML South

Reference- 1st Floor
Reserves - 1st Floor at the Circulation desk
Circulating Books: 
Call Numbers M-N - 4th Floor (Music and Art only)

Lydon Library
UML North

Reference - 1st Floor
Reserves - 1st Floor at the Circulation desk
Circulating Books: 
Call Numbers A-LA - 4th Floor
Call Numbers LB-Z - 3rd Floor (except M and N on 4th floor O'Leary)

Center for Lowell History
44 French Street, Lowell