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Library Orientation

Review of Nash Library and its resources for new Gannon students

Search the library's collection physical print materials and DVD's

The library's online catalog allows you to search for books, select ebooks, DVD's and other items related to your topic. 

The link to the library catalog search page can be found on the library's home page or you can used the search box below. 

Search our collection of books, DVD's and other materials.

Call Numbers = Library Location

Nash Library has approximately 200,000 items on the library shelves. The collection is organized using LC (Library of Congress) call numbers, which arranges books by subject.

How can you find a book for your research? 

The library catalog can be searched by keyword, subject, title or author. The result list and item records provide the location and call number for each item.

Library Catalog result image with labels

 Once you find a book on your topic on the shelf, browse the table of contents and/or indices of the surrounding titles for additional resources. 


In addition to our large print collection the library also provides access to two academic eBook collections containing more than 300,000 eBooks which can be read online or downloaded for specific period. The two search boxes below will allow you to search the individual collections.

All EBSCO ebook Collections


Ebook Central