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The Goldstein Library for Distance Learners: Finding Books

This guide is designed to help distance learners in the CCI take full advantage of Goldstein Library resources.

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Goldstein Collections

The Harold Goldstein Library houses a collection of approximately 65,000 books, videos and CDs. The collection is comprised of professional materials relating to information sciences as well as a juvenile collection featuring multicultural, international, and award-winning works. 

Professional Collection (PROF)
The Professional Collection contains multi-format materials in the fields of librarianship, information science and information technology.

Reference Collection (REF)
The Reference Collection contains reference materials supporting the curriculum of the School of Library & Information Studies as well as materials related to general knowledge. Some of the resources in the collection include almanacs, bibliographies, dictionaries, directories, encyclopedias, handbooks, indexes and abstracts, library catalogs, and style manuals.

Juvenile Collection (JUV)
The Juvenile Collection is targeted to children and young adults at reading levels of fourth grade and above. The Goldstein collection emphasizes multi-cultural, international and award winning juvenile literature. Books that have won the Newbery Medal. The Caldecott Medalwinners are shelved separately.

Easy Collection (EASY)
The Easy Collection consists of easy reading and picture books for beginning readers and children up to a third-grade reading level. Many of the books in the Easy collection have received awards for outstanding contributions by illustrator and author. Current and Bound Periodicals are arranged alphabetically by title. Many periodicals and serials are available electronically in the FSU online catalog.

Current and Bound Periodicals
Current and Bound Periodicals are arranged alphabetically by title. Many periodicals and serials are available electronically in the FSU online catalog

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Materials will be shipped to you. However, please note that you will be responsible for paying the cost of return shipping for books borrowed through ILL or UBorrow.

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