Library Catalog & Call Numbers
We use the Library of Congress Classification System.
Periodicals are shelved in the front of the library on the west wall. Search the library catalog or browse our list:
Houff Library Periodical Holdings - all of our magazines, journals and newspapers.
The library subscribes to over 200 online periodical indexes such as EBSCOhost and Factiva, which contain the full-text of many journals and magazines.
- Subject Guide to Online Periodical Databases - use this if you have a subject area, for example psychology, but don't know which databases may be best for your topic.
- Title List of Online Periodical Databases - if you know which database(s) you want to search.
Our reference collection is located in the short shelves at the front of the library and includes sources such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, statistical sources and directories. Our staff is always happy to help you find something and assist with reference questions.
- Subject Guide to Online Reference Sources - online encyclopedias, dictionaries, maps, books, newspapers, catalogs, statistics, etc.
- Style Guides - online citation builders and handouts
Video titles can be found using the Library Catalog Advanced Search (select "Visual Materials" in the format box.) Videos can be viewed in the Library or checked out through your instructor.
Our children's collection ranges from pre-school to high school. The Weyers Cave Woman's Club donates money annually to buy books for this collection. Bring your children.