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Physical Therapy Resources:
Books and Videos

Search our online catalog, LIUCAT, to locate books and videos.

Circulating Books may be borrowed. Reference Books may be used in the Library only.

LIUCAT Search Tips:

Click on the Basic tab to search for a single keyword.
Click on the Advanced tab to search for multiple keywords.
Click on the List A-Z tab to search for an exact title, author, or subject.
Write down the Collection and Call Number of any book you would like to view.
If no results - Check your spelling.
If we do not have the title you want, request it via InterLibrary Loan (allow 7-14 days for delivery).
If you must get a book immediately, ask the Reference Librarian to help you check other libraries in the area. The Reference Librarian can provide access to other academic libraries via an ALB or METRO card.
ASK For HELP. The Reference Desk is staffed by a Faculty Librarian during all hours that the library is open.

How to look up videos on LIUCAT in 4 easy steps:
1. Go to LIUCAT
2. Click on "Advanced search"
3. In the first search box, "General keyword," enter the word "videorecording".
4. Enter an author's or director's name, a title keyword, or a subject keyword in the appropriate search box and click "Go;" the search will begin

Browsing the Shelves:
Browsing the shelves is a perfectly legitimate research technique.
R is first letter of most medical book call numbers. Most physical therapy book call numbers begin with RM 700.
Click here for a more detailed breakdown of the Library of Congress Classification System.

Created by B. Crenshaw 3/07
Long Island University Brooklyn Campus LIU Libraries