The Research Process: 2a. Find Books

A step-by-step guide for getting started in the research process.

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?

Catalog Search

CS Library

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


Still can't find what you're looking for? Try OhioLINK. Use your name and Cougar ID to request items be delivered to the Columbus State Community College library.


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