search here to see what is owned by Penn State Libraries and where its located.
This is the online catalog of materials owned by Penn State Libraries. All formats (books, journals, audiovisuals, maps, recordings, etc.) are included. Circulation status for individual items is also provided. Coverage: Presently contains about 7 million records. Updates: Continuous up-to-the-minute as new records are added.
Use the Browse function if you are looking for a specific title or author (type last name first).
Use the Keyword function and combine terms to search on a topic then use the subject headings from relevant books for additional search terms.
Write down the call number and location for any book you want. If the item is not at your campus use the "I Want It" button to request it.
For electronic books, click the link under the words "online content" to access the full text
Suggested CAT Search Terms: Search for general terms like natural history, zoology or mammals; or more specific terms like white-tailed deer, endangered species, wildlife conservation, fishery management.
General call numbers and subject areas are:
QH - Natural History and Genetics
QL - Zoology, including ornithology and individual species
QP - Physiology
QR - Microbiology
SH - Aquaculture & Fisheries
SK - Hunting & Wildlife Management
At University Park, most materials in the life sciences are located on the 4th floor of Paterno Library.