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Using the Library: Finding Books

Finding Books

1. Search our library catalog

You can also expand your search to other libraries by searching the Western North Carolina Library Network Catalog or Worldcat. Request these books via Interlibrary Borrowing.

2. Note the location (General Collection, Reference, DVDs, Periodicals, etc) and call number. Use our building map to locate the materials you need.

  • History, arts, social sciences & literature can be found upstairs, while STEM subjects are generally found on the main floor. You'll also find reference books, popular magazines, newspapers & DVDs/CDs on the main floor. The lower level houses scholarly journals, government documents, education & juvenile literature.


UPPER LEVEL (3rd Floor)

General Collection Books  
A-K & M-P
Oversize Books

Library Administration
Special Collections and University Archives
Special Collections Gallery

Faculty Senate Offices

Rooms #200 - #299 


MAIN LEVEL (2nd Floor)

General Collection Books  
Q - Z
Board Game Collection
Government Documents
Happiness Collection
New Books
Pop Reads
Popular Magazines
Reference Collection
UNC Asheville Reading Room

Blowers Gallery
Circulation and Reference Desk
Print, Copy, and Scan
Public Use Computers

Career Center
Global Studies Center
Language Lab
Smoothie Lab
Student Success Hub
Student Tech Services (Help Desk)
The Glasshouse Tutoring Center
University Writing Center (UWC)

Rooms #100 - #199



LOWER LEVEL (1st Floor)

General Collection Books  
Curriculum Materials
DVDs and CDs
Juvenile Literature

Collection Management
CrAFT Studio
Flex Space
Interlibrary Loan
Media Design Lab
Sound Booths
Video Production

Academic Success Center
Center for Teaching and Learning
Disability Cultural Center

Rooms #001 - #099