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Finding information in City of Bath College Library

Finding information in City of Bath College Library

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  • 1. Find a book or DVD using the Library Catalogue
    Click on Library Catalogue from Moodle home page
    PAGE 1 of 10
  • 2. Enter a search term
    To search by keyword: Type a word – the computer will search the catalogue. This will only bring up items which have this word in the catalogue record. Try out different words
    To search by author: Type the surname of the author in the search box.
    To search by title: Type the full title in the seach box. If you don’t know the full title use keywords (see below)
    To search by subject: Type the name of the subject, or the Dewey subject number from the printed Subject Index.
    PAGE 2 of 10
  • 3. Help with searching
    Use the HELP tab for help with searching using phrases or combining words
    PAGE 3of 10
  • 4. Using Guided Search:
    1. Choose the Guided Search tab
    2.Type in a search word
    3.Choose from list of media e.g. DVD
    4.Click on Search
    PAGE 4 of 10
  • 5. Search using more than one word
    Choose Advanced search
    PAGE 5 of 10
  • 6. Advanced search
    1. Type a search term on each line.
    You can also choose the field and media to search in.
    2. Add lines for extra words
    3. Click on Search
    PAGE 6 of 10
  • 7. Your search results
    Click on Search to return to search screen
    Click on arrow to see more results
    This is the list summary view
    Shows Dewey Classification number where book can be found on shelves.
    To see detailed results double click on individual resource
    Shows Location, Loan type and availability
    PAGE 7 of 10
  • 8. Detailed Results
    Imprint
    Check the date – is it a recent publication?
    Medium
    This could be Book, e-book, DVD, Journal, Map etc
    Class. This is the Dewey Class Number where the item can be found on the shelves
    Loan type-This may be Standard loan, Reference, Overnight loan etc.
    Location This will tell you where the item is shelved
    Status Whether the item is Available or On Loan
    Due date When the item is due backif on loan
    PAGE 8 of 10
  • 9. Find the book
    So a copy of this book is available, and can be found on the Library shelves at the number 150 CAR
    And you can see from the picture what to look for!
    PAGE 9 of 10
  • 10. END OF SLIDESHOW
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