In this lesson, you will learn how to use a special search setting that will allow you to see only items that are located at Acorn Public Library. This is a very quick and handy trick that can help you find what you are looking for!
In this lesson, you will learn about some of the most common symbols that are found in the library catalog. Some common phrases and terms will also be addressed as well. By becoming familiar with some of the catalog’s phrases and terms, you’ll have an easier time navigating through the catalog and finding the items that you are looking for.
In this lesson, you will learn about the different kinds of searches that you can do in the catalog. In addition to doing basic keyword searches, you can also search for items by title or by author name.
In this lesson, you will learn how to use some of the extra tools that are located right below the main toolbar. These tools allow you to sort your search results in helpful ways, email an item’s record, and print a paper copy of an item’s record. In addition, you will also learn how to see your search results in cover view.
In this lesson, you will learn how to use filters in the library catalog. By using the filters, you are able to narrow down your search results so that you will see only the items that you want to see. You can narrow down your search results by item format (book, large print, DVD, etc.), publication date, library location, and more.
In this lesson, you will learn how to search for foreign language items in the library catalog. The catalog contains items in nearly 200 different languages and dialects! In addition, you will also learn how to view the catalog in Spanish.
In this lesson, you will learn how to request an item from a different library. In addition, you will also learn how to access your patron account, where you can check due dates, renew items, view requested items, and more.
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