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New Titles in Collins Library!
Listed here are just a few of the books that were added recently to the Collins Library collection. Search Primo Search to find many more titles available through the library.
Call Numbers to Browse
If you're interested in a broad topic in Education, or would like to browse for inspiration, try one of these Library of Congress call letters:
- L Education (General)
- LA History of education
- LB Theory and practice of education
- LB 1025-1050.75
Teaching (Principles and practice)
- LB 1050.9-1091
- LB 1501-1547
- LB 1555-1602
Elementary or public school education
- LB 1603-1696.6
Secondary education. High schools
- LC Special aspects of education
- PZ Fiction and juvenile belles lettres
(Children's & YA Fiction)
Locations of books
New books are located in the Library lobby and are in call number order.
Print Reference books are on the first floor across from the Learning Commons area.
Book stacks: Consult the library map; look for location posters; or ask any staff member for help!
Children & Young Adult Books
Collins Library has a growing collection of books for children and young adults.
The fiction collection is shelved on the 4th floor. Look for call numbers beginning with PZ.
Nonfiction books are shelved by subject throughout the library. To find nonfiction books for children do a keyword search in Primo Search using words that describe your topic, then using the filters to the right of your search results, choose "juvenile works" under the 'genre' facet or add the word "juvenile" as part of your keyword search.
Academic Video Online and Kanopy are streaming media services which provide access to a broad spectrum of educational and documentary content.
Academic Video Online (AVON)
Is a video subscription that delivers almost 70,000 titles spanning subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
Films streamed on Kanopy are provided to the Puget Sound community for classroom and educational purposes only. Films that have been licensed for use by the University of Puget Sound are immediately available on the Kanopy platform. If a film has not been licensed for use, you may submit a Kanopy request form and the library will consider the request.
Search for films by title, subject, keywords, or browse by subject. Register with Kanopy to utilize features such as playlists, clips, sharing, embedding, and creating a watch list for future viewing.
Films on Demand - Archival Films & Newsreels Collection
A collection of archival films and newsreels spanning the 1880s to the 21st century.
E-books in Collins Library are fully integrated into Primo Search!
Consult the e-books guide to find out more about finding and using our growing e-book collection.
This guide highlights only a small portion of the many resources available to you. If you're not finding what you need, don't hesitate to contact Andrea!
Social Sciences Liaison Librarian
tel: (253) 879-2875
office: Collins Library 141
Request an Appointment with Andrea