What is a library catalog?
A listing of the latest and greatest in library equipment? No, library catalogs list and provide locations for the scholarly books and other materials available in libraries.
Why should I use one?
Library catalogs help you locate books, videos, government documents, journals, and all of the other terrific resources libraries make available to you.
Why are books important when I’m beginning my research?
Books are a great place to get an overview of what’s known about a topic.