The Research Process: 2a. Find Books

A getting started and step-by-step guide to the research process.

Catalog Search

Use the Columbus State library catalog to search for books, journals, eBooks, and audio-visual materials owned by Columbus State Community College.

OhioLINK Catalog Search

OhioLINK

Use this tool to locate books at OhioLINK Libraries, and to request their delivery to the Columbus State Community College library.

 

Dewey Decimal System

Columbus State's library organizes its books using the Dewey Decimal system. Below are the ten main Dewey categories used to sort books by topic. Use these broad categories to help you navigate to the subject areas you need in the library.

The Ten Main Classes

000 Computer Science, Information & General Works 500 Science
100 Philosophy & Psychology 600 Technology
200 Religion 700 Arts & Recreation
300 Social Science 800 Literature
400 Language 900 History & Geography

Where Can I Find EBooks?

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