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Finding books in the GBS Library


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A basic overview for finding books in the Glenbrook South High School Library.

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Finding books in the GBS Library

  1. 1. FINDING BOOKS IN THE GBS LIBRARY Freshman Orientation 2013
  2. 2. From the LibGuides Home, choose Books on the Featured Guide List.
  3. 3. Click on the Catalog image to access our books.
  4. 4. The default search is a keyword search. You can also search by author, title, series, or subject. You can select by material type (book, ebook, etc.). Use the dropdown menu to search GBS, GBN or both libraries.
  5. 5. The call number is the book’s “address”. Nonfiction is organized by subject. Fiction is organized by author. Our online ebooks can be accessed through our catalog. You can access them at any time, day or night. Click on the title for more information. Click on the book’s title for more information. If an item is out, it will show 0 here
  6. 6. Some items are housed in different locations in the building. They are often noted at the beginning of the call number (SSRC, GBA, etc.) Click on the Copies tab for more location details. If GBN has copies of the book, it will display here
  7. 7. The location is displayed here. This book is in the Adams Resource Center. Most books will be in the GBS Library. For books in the Adams Resource Center, Music or GBN, ask a library staff member for help.
  8. 8. QUESTIONS? • Ask a friendly GBS Librarian for help! • Find us at the Reference Desk or on our new Reference Chat (linked on the front page of the GBS LibGuides). • Email us anytime!