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  What is CONSORT?

CONSORT is the library catalog for four of the five Ohio Five Libraries, including Denison, College of Wooster, Kenyon, and Ohio Wesleyan.  You can use it to find:

  • Books
  • DVDs & Videos
  • Journal and Periodical Titles (not individual articles)
  • Reserve materials
  • and more...

What's This Number?

Need help making sense of the Call # you found in CONSORT?  or where to find the book in the library? 

An example of call number found in CONSORT


Click the link below for more information.



  • Use AND to combine terms & narrow your search
    • example: exile AND Ovid

  • Use OR to search for related terms & expand your search
    • example; poetry OR epic

  • Use * to truncate a word & return all possible endings
    • example: sculptur* (will return sculpture, sculptures, sculptural, etc.)

Library Catalogs - Find Books

  • Search CONSORT and OhioLINK for books and other materials containing information about your topic.
  • Items requested from other libraries will be delivered to the Circulation desk in 3-5 days.
  • If you cannot find what you need in either CONSORT or OhioLINK, try WorldCat (but remember that you will need to fill an Interlibrary Loan form when requesting from WorldCat).

Browsing for Books

Another option is to browse the STACKS for books.  You can do that by checking the library floor guide to see where you will find items for your subject. The library is organized by the Library of Congress Classification system and an outline of all the subjects can be found here.  For example, if you were interested in Classics, you might browse the following subject areas:

B 108-708

Philosophy - Ancient

4th floor

BL 700-820

Religions - Classical (Etruscan, Greek, Roman)



CJ 301-763

Numismatics - Greek Coins

CJ 801-1139

Numismatics - Roman Coins

CN 120-760

Inscriptions, Epigraphy

DE 1-100

History of the Greco-Roman World

DF 1-649

History of Greece (Ancient and Medieval)

DG 1-538

History of Italy (Roman Civilization, Culture)

DS 1-289

History of Asia (Near East)

DT 1-383

History of Africa (Egypt and North Africa)

KJA 2-3660    

Roman Law

3rd floor

N 5300-7418

History of Art - Classical Art

NA 270-712

Classical Architecture

NX 503

Classical Tradition in Arts


Greek Language & Literature. Latin Language & Literature

2nd floor

PA 3517-3564

Greek Literature - Criticism & Interpretation

PA  3601-3681

Greek Literature - Translations

PA 3818-4500

Greek Literature - Individual Authors

PA 6141-6144

Latin Literature - Criticism & Interpretation

PA 6155-6191

Latin Literature - Translations

PA 6207-6971

Latin Literature -  Individual Authors

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