Catalog Guide: Searching Tips

How to find the newest book by an author:

  • Type the authors name into the search box and click Search
  • Click the drop-down arrow next to “Sort by Relevance”
  • Choose “Sort by Publication Date”

SortByPublication

  • Now the author’s most recent work will appear at the top of the page

How to find the audio version of a book

  • Type in the title of the book into the search box and click Search
  • Look under “Format” at the left-hand side of the screen
  • Choose “Audiobook”

NarrowdownAudio

  • Now only items in audiobook format appear

How to find DVDs

  • Type in a subject or title in the search box and click Search
  • Look under “Format” at the left-hand side of the screen
  • Choose “Video Recording” or “DVD”

NarrowdownVideo

  • Now only items listed as video recording or DVD format appear

How to search only your library’s collection

  • Type in an author, subject or title into the search box and click Search
  • On the left-hand side of the screen, find “All Locations”
  • Click “Change”
  • Choose the library whose collection you’d like to search
  • Click “Save”

NarrowLocation

  • Only titles from the selected location will appear

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