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How to Search the Catalog: Why Use the Catalog?

An introduction to searching the library catalog for books & more. The Library Catalog searches the library's home collection. This includes books, e-books, journals, DVDs, and media that we own or have electronic access to.

The Catalog is Like a Map

 

The catalog connects you to the books, electronic resources and journals that you are looking for.

The catalog tells you where the items are and if the item is available or checked out.
 

The Catalog Describes What We Own, Its' Location and Availability

The catalog describes what the library owns,  call number and the format of the item.