Innovation and Inspiration: The Campaign for Kansas University

Writing a Research Paper

Use this guide to help you write your paper.

How Will This Help Me?

Using Search It will help you:

  • Find items located in the library
  • Find online items such as ebooks and articles

You can also search for articles in databases.

Stacks Guide

Click the map below to access a stacks guide. It will tell you what floor to go to in Hale Library to find your book.

Image Map

Use Search It

Search It is a tool that you can use to search across the library collection. This video (2:32) gives a brief introduction to using Search It. (Clicking on the gear icon allows you to increase the resolution.)

Video transcript

Introduction to Search It (K-State Libraries)

Library of Congress Call Numbers

The books in the Kansas State University Libraries are arranged by Library of Congress Call Numbers. This system separates all knowledge into 21 classes, and some are included below. They are helpful when physically or virtually browsing the library shelves.

A: General Reference Works

B: Philosophy and Religion

C: Auxiliary Science of History

D - F: History

G: Geography, Anthropology, Folklore

H: Social Sciences

J: Political Science

K: Law

L: Education

M: Music

N: Fine Arts

P: Languages and Literature

Q: Sciences

R: Medicine

S: Agriculture

T: Technology

U: Military Science

V: Naval Science

Z: Bibliography, Library Science, Information Resources (General)