Book Collection

Printed Books

The printed books occupy part of the 1st and most of the third, fourth, and fifth floors of the library; they number about 750,000 items. Books are arranged by subject according to the Library of Congress Subject Headings. Each book is assigned a unique call number which allows you to find that book. Use the Pfau Library OneSearch to find books in Pfau Library, including call numbers and floor locations


Full-length ebooks are available through various Pfau Library databases. The ebooks database page has a complete list. Ebooks are also included in the Pfau Library OneSearch.

The library's ebooks do not use special devices and do not have a check-out period; they are designed for instant, easy reading on the Web.