Located in the S-Collection, Rooms 101 and 123 Main Library (SSHEL)
Books Under Fire (S.323.445 Sca44bo 2021)
Most books are located in the School (S-) Collection (Room 123, Main Library) of the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL). Older books may be located in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library (Room 346, Main Library) or in the Oak Street Facility. The Center for Children's Books also has a collection of non-circulating books for youth. To verify the location of an item, search for the book in the Online Library Catalog. For additional information about physical location of books, see the S-Collection page. If you require assistance locating an item, please ask for assistance at the SSHEL Information Desk.
Call Number Organization in SSHEL for S-Collection
The following information will assist you in finding children's and young adult titles and call numbers of books on a given topic.
There are two ways to search the Library Catalog for possible subjects. For targeted results, search by Subject from the drop down menu. For more general results, search by Keywords from the drop down menu.
To search with a subject, select “Advanced Search” then “subject” in the drop down menu
To search more specifically with keywords, select “keyword” in another drop down menu
Use these resources if you cannot find the book or journal you need in the library catalog and I-Share:
Public Libraries: Champaign Public Library and the Urbana Free Library each have a large collection of children’s books. See website for information about getting a card.