How do I locate a book at Walla Walla University Library?

I have a book title, how do I find out if Walla Walla University Library has a book I want?


Visit the library home page and enter the title of the book in the Research Central search box. Once you have entered the title select Search. By default Research Central will search for items owned by 'WWU Libraries & Summit'.

You may limit specifically to items available at WWU libraries by swapping the dropdown from 'WWU Libraries & Summit' to 'WWU Only'. Alternatively you may refine your results in the left hand column by using 'on library shelves' to limit specifically to WWU Library items. Available items will be listed in green 'Online Access' or 'Available at' followed by a call number and location information for physical items will show up underneath the title and publisher information.

Check availability in orange typically means an item is available in the Summit system and it may be possible to request these items. 

If you prefer to find books on a particular topic such as adoption simply enter a keyword or two that will help to define your topic along with Boolean Operators (say 'adoption AND United States' as an example) and search in a similar way.

Once you have found the title or titles you will want to make a note of the location and call number information for each item. If they are in WWU Libraries you will want to visit the library stacks, locate the item using the call number and location information, and then take the item to the Library Information Desk. 

To check out a physical item you will need your WWU ID card. 


  • Last Updated Dec 01, 2021
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  • Answered By Christy Scott

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