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- First of all, there is no "textbook section" of the library. If we own a book that your course happens to be using as a textbook, then it will be shelved by its call number within the library. You can use the bookstore's textbook list to discover books that are required for your course, if you don't have your syllabus handy.
- The best way to search Addison (the library catalog) may be by using a book's ISBN. You can find that through the textbook list, and then use Addison's Number Search to see if University Libraries owns the book.
- Sometimes, instructors place books on Reserve. This means that a book will only circulate briefly (2 hours, or 2 days), giving everyone in the class an opportunity to access it. You an search for reserve books here.
- If you are an instructor and would like to place items on reserve, you can use the online reserve request form to begin this procedure.