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ONLINE TUTORIAL: LIBRARY RESEARCH TOOLS

Searching Online Catalog to find materials in the LRC Collection

BROWSE Authors/Titles
Basic Search
Power Search
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Call No. Search
 
Use the Browse mode if you want to look at an alphabetical list of
   Authors,  Titles,  Subjects, etc.
 
Browse screen:
   
Browse on Authors if you know the author's name and want to know whether the library has any books written by this person.      

Browsing on author's last name: Grisham
results is an alphabetical list of authors

This list indicates that the library has 12 records by John Grisham, which you can then display.    
     
       

Authors can also be:
corporations, organizations, government entities, etc.

   
       

 

Browse on Titles if you know the title of the book that you need.
Omit any leading articles: A, An, The

   
       

If you are looking for The Scarlet Letter you'd browse on:

Scarlet Letter
 
This list indicates that the library has 6 records on
"Scarlet Letter" which you can then display.
Displaying these 6 titles, also retrieves the title: Novels  
  This book is a collection of novels, one of which is:
The Scarlet Letter.
   
 
 
     

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