HDI - Title search for book

Below is a sample search for a title, follow the steps to search for your book title.

  1. Search the catalog from the library's homepage, biblio.csusm.edu 
  2. From the OneSearch bar, select "Books & More" as shown below.

  3. Also change the dropdown to the right if the search bar.  Make sure it is a TITLE search.

  4. In the white search box type the TITLE of your book.  Take care that you have the correct title and spelling.

  5. Once the catalog completes its search for your book title you will EITHER see a list of results, OR be told we don't own that title.  If you don't see the title you want, seek librarian assistance.  

  6. View more details about your book title, click on the hyperlinked title.

  7. The search results and detailed record for the title show that this title is held in two locations, in the 4th floor stacks and at the reserves desk.  
  8. To obtain the book, record the floor (books are located on 4th & 5th floors), and the call number, here this is shown as LC2330 .Y69 2013b.  The call number is needed to find the title on the shelves. 
  9. View the university library map showing location of books on each floor. For this title look at the 4th floor and where the books begining with the call number L are located.    
  10. Once you locate the book bring it down to the 3rd floor check out desk in the library. For your convienence view our policies for borrowing books & media  at CSUSM. 
  11. If you need assistance - Ask a librarian

Used in these Guides