Writing a Research Paper

Use this guide to help you write your paper.

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)