Using the Library Catalog

If everything FREEZES up or nothing happens,then click

gives a list of the TOP TEN books currently circulating
To search for a specific WORD or PHRASE, type in the word or phrase and
then click on the KEYWORD button --- (SPELLING counts!!!)
--(Hitting ENTER after you type in a word results in a KEYWORD search)

To search for a TITLE, type in the title and then click on the TITLE button

    • you do NOT need the A, AN or THE at the beginning of a title
    • you do NOT need to type out the FULL TITLE,
    • just the MAIN words or even the BEGINNING words
  • If the exact title does not come up

 

To search for an AUTHOR, type in the LAST NAME comma FIRST NAME

  • if something is not typed right

To search for a SUBJECT, type in the subject and then click on the SUBJECT button

  • if something is not typed right
To search for a SERIES, type in the series and then click on the SERIES button
(you do NOT need the A, AN or THE at the beginning)
Tabs on right 

Power tab

 


Narrows down your search to get fewer titles by using AND

-- see Boolean Machine v

Visual tab

Allows you to click on any picture to find a list of books

Number tab

Search for a CALL NUMBER
to get a set of books in one section of the Dewey Decimal System

Lists on Left 

Destiny Quest
when click on

-- you get a whole new interface
  

Resource Lists
when click on

-- then click on Public Lists tab on right

 

click on
VIEW Lists
list of choice

  
 

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