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Finding Audiovisual Material

Audiovisual materials are shelved by call number in two areas of the library. 

  • Most A-V materials are shelved on the two sets of shelves on the left as you enter the library.  All types of A-Vs are in this area.


  • Some books added to the library’s collection include a CD or other media.  These books have a label indicating this, and the associated media are located behind the circulation desk.  You may check out these materials with or without the book.

Browse the shelves:  Ask the library staff for a quick guide to National Library of Medicine call numbers

Use the Online Catalog;  For any search screen in the catalog, you will see a link to “Show search options.”   When this link is clicked, several options are available.  To see the options related to A-V items, open the drop-down menu under “Media,” and select the format you would like.

Using Audiovisual Materials In The Library
The Library has an Audiovisual Carrel with three workstations. Each workstation is equipped with a video monitor, a VCR/CD/DVD player, and an audiocassette player.
The Library also has two combo TV/VCR's (one has a DVD player). These can be used within the Library or checked out.
CD-ROM's may be temporarily installed on one of the three computers at the round table next to the audiovisual carrel. Please ask a library staff member for assistance.
Audiovisual materials (except those marked "Reference") check out for a period of two weeks, with one renewal. CD-ROM's that are included with books check out for three weeks, with one renewal.