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Library Catalog: Keyword

This guide will explain how to use the Library Catalog to search for various types of material available from the Library searching by keyword, subject, author, etc.

Keyword Search

The Library Catalog defaults to a Keyword search, which should work for most types of searches.  The tabs at the top of the Catalog search can be clicked on to change the type of search. 

Broad searches like the "alcohol abuse" search below can be focused by inserting AND followed by an idea that will limit the search, like: "alcohol abuse" AND college

Finding a Book in the Library

Once you find a title you'd like to track down, three key pieces of information to note are Location, Call Number, and Status

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