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Online Tutorial: Search the Library Catalog: Videos

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Learning Objectives

View each of the following short videos, taking time to practice what you have learned.  Access the library catalog from the main library page.  Videos have a combined viewing time of just under nineteen minutes.

After completing these tutorials, you should be able to:

  1. Conduct a basic search
  2. Use advanced searching techniques
  3. Find and request materials from other libraries
  4. Save/export information
  5. Find items on reserve/access your library record

Step 1: Introduction

Step 2: Basic Searching

Step 3: Advanced Searching Techniques

Step 4: Finding and Requesting Items from Other Libraries

Step 5: Special Types of Searches and Browsing

Step 6: Saving/Exporting Results

Step 7: Finding Items on Reserve and Accessing Your Library Record