How Do I Find Books?
Find a Book
Use a catalog to find books, videos, and electronic resources in libraries.
- Search by title if you know the title of the book.
- Search by author if want to see all books by an author.
- Search by keyword to find items matching the keywords you choose.
- Search by subject heading to find books by topic [tip: consult the Library on Congress Subject Headings (link to loc)].
Search for items in EZRA, Wittenberg's Library Catalog.
To find the item on the shelf, copy the complete call number and the beginning of the title. Take note of the location and the status of the items you want.
|ARCHIVES (Part of Special Collections)||1st floor|
|CIRCULATION DESK||2nd floor|
|CURRENT NEWSPAPERS||2nd floor|
|CURRENT PERIODICALS||2nd floor|
|CURRICULUM RESOURCE CENTER||3rd floor|
|LEISURE COLLECTION||2nd floor|
|LUTHERAN COLLECTION (Part of Special Collections)||1st floor|
|MAIN STACKS||3rd floor|
|MAIN OVERSIZE||3rd floor|
|PERIODICAL COLLECTION||1st floor|
|REFERENCE DESK||2nd floor|
|REFERENCE STORAGE||2nd floor|
|RESERVES (CIRCULATION DESK)||2nd floor|
|THOMAS RARE (Part of Special Collections)||1st floor|
Use OhioLINK to search for items owned by member libraries throughout Ohio. OhioLINK items usually take between 3 and 5 business days to arrive. Email notifications will be sent to your Wittenberg email address.
Use WorldCat.org to search for items owned by member libraries throughout the world. If the item you need is not available in EZRA or OhioLINK, you can place an Inter-Library Loan Request. ILL requests can take up to 14 business days to be delivered. We will send an email to let you know when your book is here; you will need to bring your library card to check out the book. Contact 937-327-7511 to check the status of your request.