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School of Business Resources

A guide to general reference information for faculty and students in the School of Business.

Call Numbers

Call numbers indicate a shelf location for a particular book, and books of the same subject are grouped together on the library's shelvesYou can browse books within the library by subject by locating the call number ranges from the list below. Pfeiffer Library uses Library of Congress Classification, which is a very common system for organizing materials in academic and research libraries worldwide. This means that if you visit another university's library, you will likely be able to quickly locate your favorite book sections by using these same call number ranges.

Subject Call Number
Management HD 2870
Marketing HF 5410
Accounting HF 5609-5689
Finance HG
Business Law KF
Computer and information Technology   TK 7885-7895

 

   

 

 

 

 

If you need assistance locating a specific book, or interpreting a call number, feel free to contact your librarian. 

Performing Searches

There are three ways to perform a basic search in DragonQuest:

  • Keyword
    This is the default search. It is a search strategy similar to using Google.
     
  • Title 
    When you enter DragonQuest, choose 'Title' from the drop down arrow. This strategy works best when you know most of the title.
     
  • Author
    When you enter DragonQuest, choose 'Author' from the drop down arrow. Be sure to type in the 'LastName, FirstName' format.


For more search strategy tips, contact your librarian.

Catalogs for Locating Print Items

Looking for a print book on campus?

Search the Tiffin University library catalog through OPAL. Adjust the Material Type limiter to "Book" and ensure that Location is set to "Tiffin".

The Tiffin University library catalog is searched by DragonQuest too! If you would prefer using the DragonQuest search interface to find print books available on campus, limit your search results list by selecting Location "Tiffin U Pfeiffer Library" and Source Type "Books". 

 
Requesting & Borrowing Materials from other Universities and Libraries within OhioLINK/SearchOhio

Search the OhioLINK/SearchOhio catalog or DragonQuest to discovery print resources available for borrowing from our partner libraries within Ohio. OhioLINK/SearchOhio requested items usually arrive at your preferred OhioLINK pickup location in 2-5 weekdays. To request materials from another location, you will need your Tiffin University Barcode. Your barcode is your unique TU Student ID# followed by TUP. Your TU Student ID# can be found within TU Self-Service under My Profile>Account Information>System ID. Barcodes can also be found printed on the back of newer Tiffin University Student/Staff ID cards. EXAMPLE BARCODE:  000012345TUP

 

Looking for library materials outside of Ohio?

Searching Worldcat.org can give you information about library collections in your geographic area based on your computer's location services settings. Tips for searching Worldcat.org can be found at http://www.oclc.org/support/help/worldcatorg/ApplicationHelp.htm

 

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Book Questions

Use the helpful links to assist you with your library books. You can always contact your librarian as well.