Books and Media

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The digital formats of books, periodicals, audio- and videocasettes, CD's, and more, multiply the versions of items you may find. The catalog will indicate these versions when necessary.


Books are available physically and electronically.

Printed books

Books are either on the shelves of the library or in ROVER, the storage system with fast retrieval.

  • New books are on the shelves. These “open stacks” have books published since 1992.
  • ROVER, the automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) contains the older books.

Electronic books, eBooks


Most non-book media are one of CD or DVD format. There are other specialized or older formats. Music is available as printed or electronic scores, recordings, or online web streams.