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Finding Sources: Special Collections

Finding items in Special Collections

Finding Special Collections items in the Catalog

To find special collections items in the USMA Catalog, conduct your search and review the Location code in each of the results.  The most frequent location codes for special collection items is "SPECIAL COLL" and "MANUSCRIPTS-SPEC".  The table below describes the location code of all items in the catalog.

Location Code What it means
SPECIAL COLL ????????????
MANUSCRIPTS-SPEC ???????????????????????


Finding Special Collections items in SCOUT

Find print books in SCOUT is pretty straight forward.  After conducting your search, you will be presented with your results.  Scroll down the left hand side of the reults page until you see "Location".  Open the "Location" limiter and select "SPECIAL COLLECTIONS".  This will narrow your search to only those items in Special Collections.