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Locate a Book Using its Call Number: Book not on Shelf?

Having difficulty finding a book?

At Ellis, you can:

  • Find the closest reshelving area (marked by a sign RESHELVING) and browse for your book.
  • If the book is not in the reshelving area, you can go to  shelving room on the 4th floor and search for it there.

Shelving Department

At branch libraries, you can:

  • Ask for assistance at the front desk.

What to do if the book is not listed?

If the Library does not own a book you are trying to retrieve, you can request it at our Request a Purchase Page.