At Old Worthington Library and Northwest Library, most reference books on college-related topics are shelved together in special areas. At Old Worthington Library, they are kept on the business reference tables; at Northwest Library, they are kept on the consumer reference tables.
Most of the circulating books on college-related topics can be found in the general non-fiction area under call numbers beginning 378.
Many directories identify and profile schools by cultural affiliation, location or programs offered. The titles below are only a selection of what is available at the Library. Ask a librarian for help finding a directory that meets your needs.
Financial aid comes in different forms (scholarships, loans and grants) from different sources (state governments, the federal government, schools and private foundations) and is often designated for different groups (athletes, women, minorities, etc.). The resources below should help you navigate this complex topic.
Most circulating books on financial aid can be found under call numbers beginning 378.3.
Reference Service Press puts out a biennial series that covers financial aid for specific groups. These include:
revised January 2016
The resources listed in these guides are good places to begin your research, but they represent only some of the materials available at the Library. If you wish to explore these topics further or if you have any questions, please Ask Us!