Find a library resource
The Schmidt Library offers you a wide variety of physical resources (books, magazines, DVDs, and CDs) and digital resources (eBooks, online journals, and streaming media). Here, we have guides to help you find what you want.
Search our library's catalog of books, magazines, DVDs, and CDs.
Place a hold
The Available section will tell you how many copies we have.
0 means it's currently checked out.
Select Place Hold, if you want it next.
You'll be notified when it's available.
When available, pick up your hold at the Schmidt Library.
Pick up in person
Use the Shelf Number to locate your book.
Refer to the Find Online section to find your book's Shelf Number.
Refer to our library map to help you find shelf locations.
Our shelves are labeled with the classifications they contain.
See the Find by classification section, below, for details.
Bring the book to the LTS Help Desk to check out.
Visit us there, or contact us, if you need help.
Find by classification
Select a class from the Class list, below.
This will bring you to a list of its subclasses.
Select a subclass.
This will bring you to a list of its topics.
Pick a topic, then take note of the number beside it.
Visit the Schmidt Library, then follow the labels on our bookshelves to match them to your topic number.
The books and resources on those shelves will be about your chosen topic.
A -- GENERAL WORKSB -- PHILOSOPHY. PSYCHOLOGY. RELIGIONC -- AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORYD -- WORLD HISTORY AND HISTORY OF EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, ETC.E -- HISTORY OF THE AMERICASF -- HISTORY OF THE AMERICASG -- GEOGRAPHY. ANTHROPOLOGY. RECREATIONH -- SOCIAL SCIENCESJ -- POLITICAL SCIENCEK -- LAWL -- EDUCATIONM -- MUSIC AND BOOKS ON MUSICN -- FINE ARTSP -- LANGUAGE AND LITERATUREQ -- SCIENCER -- MEDICINES -- AGRICULTURET -- TECHNOLOGYU -- MILITARY SCIENCEV -- NAVAL SCIENCEZ -- BIBLIOGRAPHY. LIBRARY SCIENCE. INFORMATION RESOURCES (GENERAL)
Search our eBooks, online journals, and streaming media.
Reserves & e-reserves
Faculty often set aside resources (physical and digital) for students to use for their course.
Students - check out reserved items
Faculty - place items on reserve
- Schmidt Library owned items can not be placed on "indefinite" reserve.
- Personal items placed on reserve are expected to be picked up by the end of December for Fall semester, and end of May for the Spring semester. If they are not picked up, they will be sent to your department via inter-departmental mail.