Limit the search to: Pattee Library & Paterno Library (UP).
Choose the Material Type: E.g. Juvenile Books, Multimedia Material, Video, etc.
Search according to author and/or title if known.
Click on the title in the record to find the book’s designation and location.
What does the record say? Very important for determining which section of the Education Library the book can be found. Juvenile (Nonfiction), Picture Books, Education Juvenile Fiction, Instructional Materials
Click on Detailed Information for a summary, publisher, subject categories, etc.
Searching for Genres
Award books—Use Keywords, search: Newbery (awarded for best writing); search: Caldecott (awarded for best pictures); search: Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award
Alphabet Books, Nursery Rhymes—Use Keywords (search: Alphabet—Call NumberPE1155; search: Nursery Rhymes or search: Mother Goose—Call Number PZ 8.3)
European and Non-European Folklore—Use LC Subject Heading search
For Non-European(Search Folklore and a particular country or continent not in Europe [eg. Africa, Japan, China, Korea, Greece, North America, Mexico, United States])—search: Folklore Japan
For European (Search Folklore and a specific European country [eg. Germany, France, England, Ireland, Spain, Italy])—search: Folklore Germany
Myths—Use Keywords, use the $ sign as a Wild Card to search for words that have myth as the root(Myth, Myths, Mythology, Mythical—Call number BL): Myth$
Fables—Use Keywords or LC Subject Heading, search: Fables (Call Number PZ 8.2)
Graphic Novels—Use Keywords or LC Subject Heading, search: Graphic Novels (Call numbers PN 6727 (for older kids) or PZ 7.7 (for younger kids); some are also located in Fiction and Picture Books)