Why do we as researchers and writers sometimes choose books over a journal articles? Because of their length, books tend to provide more comprehensive treatment of a topic. Also, books can be useful for providing footnotes to additional materials. There are more than 4 million books at the KU Libraries, so finding the books you really need can take some practice. This page contains information on finding books as well as links to citation information, KU Libraries' "Ask a Librarian" instant messenger, and KU Libraries' locations and hours.
To find books
Start by clicking on 'Catalog: books & more' to find books, journal titles, and other materials. (Please note: You cannot use the catalog to find journal articles.)