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This guide will support the study of Philosophy using library resources.

Find Books

Search LINUS, the library catalog

To find books, eBooks, videos and other materials that LMU owns or has on reserve.


How to: Searching the Linus Catalog Video

How to: Locating Books in the Library

Not in LINUS or LINK+? Fill out a book request form in ILLIAD* and have it delivered to LMU.

*Please note it can take up to three weeks for a book requested through ILLiad to arrive at LMU.


Where in the Library?

Books in Hannon Library are arranged by topic, according to the Library of Congress Classification System. If you want to browse the physical collection, look for these call number ranges on the 2nd Floor of the library, but note that 2/3 of the library's collection is housed in Basement Storage.

 B   1 - 5802       Philosophy - General (also individual philosophers and schools, time periods, regions, religions)

BC   1 - 199       Logic

BD 10 - 701       Speculative philosophy (metaphysics, epistemology, ontology, cosmology)

BJ  1 - 2195       Ethics

More books pertaining to philosophy are in the Reference Section (Information Commons) and Basement Storage (request through the library catalog). Some may be in other call number ranges.