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ENGL 1020: English Composition 1020

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STEP 2: Click on the Catalog Tab.

STEP 3: Using the refiners on the left toolbar, choose Books under Format and McWherter Library under Collection.


STEP 4: With the keywords "global warming," you've found 141 books at McWherter. This first result is available on the fourth floor with the call number TD885.5.G73 V53 2011. What's a call number? 

Don't know how to find it? Ask at the Research and Information Desk on the first floor, a student assistant on the second or third floor, or check out one of the floor maps.