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Look for books and videos in Dugan Library!
Searching for Books in Dugan Library
Sample Subject Headings
Use a ‘browse’ search to a specific title or author
Keyword searches are a great way to start
It’s always a good idea to physically browse a subject area and look at the books
The majority of the library books are in the general collection, but we have many special collections (Cardinal Newman Collection, Reference, Juvenile, Thesis, Videos and more)
Special collections are shelved separately from the general collection
If you can’t find a book on the shelf, be sure to ask a library worker for help!
Search WorldCat to discover books not owned by our library. You can submit a request to borrow items from other libraries. This is a free service for NU students.
Search for books and other items owned by other libraries and submit requests to borrow books and videos to meet your research needs.
The video above reviews how to request a book from another library.
Where to Browse
P is the call number range for linguistics
P 87-96--Communication; Mass Media
P 94.7--Interpersonal Communication
P 95--Oral Communication
P 99.5-99.6--Nonverbal communication
These books are located on the 2nd floor of the library!
LC Subject Classification
Library of Congress Subject Classification
Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
History: General, World
History: Western Hemisphere
Language & Literature
Once you find a book you're interested in, be sure to examine the books nearby. You might find something valuable that didn't turn up in your catalog search!