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Welcome to Encore (our new library catalog)Finding books, articles, DVDs and more in the 21st Century
Our New Library Catalog Innovative Interfaces, Inc. produces the Millennium system Millennium is an integrated library system (ILS) that includes a new circulation and cataloging system. Encore is the search catalog tool you will be using! The “Classic Catalog” brings you the Library Catalog’s Advanced Search Screens
Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Millennium Integrated Library SystemClassic Catalog Encore
Company Overview“Today, thousands of libraries of alltypes in over 50 countries rely onInnovative Interfacess products,services, and support. “
Some Libraries Using Encore New York Public Library Brooklyn Public Library Yale Law School Library Pace University Library
ScalabilityFrom Innovative Interfaces:“The most complete Integrated Library Systemon the market, scalable from small libraries tolarge consortia.”
New Features will be phased inThe transition to the new system involved themovement of literally hundreds of thousands of dataitems. Some features of the catalog will be phased inover time. Check our homepage for the latestupdates.
What is Web 2.0?The term Web 2.0 is commonly associated withweb applications that facilitate interactiveinformation sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration on theWorldWideWeb.
Web 2.0 Web: Participate
Web 2.0 Catalog—User Driven•You add Tags (keywords) •You Renew Items Yourself•You add Comments •You Suggest Purchases•You Rank and Rate Items •You Pay Fines online with a in the Collection credit card.•You Keep Your Own •You check Amazon orReading/Viewing History “Google Preview”
If you’re familiar with Google… Single search box
You’ll like Encore! Single search box (like Google)
Encore No need to distinguish between author, title, or subject Uses ‘tags’ (which are similar to keywords) Can add your own “tags” Sorts results Encore suggests alternate searches for you to consider
Example: Author’s last name and one wordfrom the title
Suggests similar titles to you…
Encore automatically corrects spelling errors
Narrowing In Your Results Refine your search by – format, availability, language, date, and more.
Using Tags to Narrow In Further Narrow by Tags (related subjects) Popular Choices Suggested titles that match your search including those most recently added.
What are Tags? Tags comes from the item’s subject headings Tags are added by other users (Like You!) They help describe the item You can use them to narrow your search You can add tags, too! Sign into your account Click on the title of the item, or click on “more info” Click on “Add a Tag”
Add your tag in theCommunity tag box
Rate an item on a scale of 1 to 5 stars
Availability Check to see if the item is available for checkout
Placing a Hold If the item is not available, click on “Request it”
If you don’t find what you need, please suggest a purchase
To Request an Inter-Library Loan,Start in the Classic catalog
Verify Titles in other library catalogs
Search By Title/Author, etc.
Sample Title Search
Sample Title Results
Inter-Library Loan Request Form
Provide Title, author, etc. You type in the title or author in the form provided
You will be able to Renew items Yourself
Renew items under your account
Check Your Record
Family-Linked Records Millennium Circulation offers the optional capability to create a “Family Record Group,” which consists of several linked Patron Records. This feature enables library staff to link two or more related Patron Records and then quickly view the checked-out items, fines, and bills associated with a household or other group. The feature can assist parents responsible for their childrens circulation activity.
Please make Comments and suggestions. This is your catalog!
You will be able to pay fines over $2 online with your credit card
Using the Cart Use if you’d like to print out a list of items or send them to an email account Click on “Add to Cart” for each of your selections Click on the cart in the upper right hand corner Fill in the email address and a subject for the email You can request full text or brief text formatting
My Cart has 0 items
Enter the email address and subject, then click send.
Find Magazine articles too…
Find Web Images
Language SettingsYou can choose which language youwant to use for searching. Morelanguages will be added.
Logging in or signing in You can log in or sign in to your account. Click on “Login” in the upper right hand corner: enter your library card and “pin” (usually the last four digits of your phone) You can add tags You can check your library record. See the items you have checked out, items on hold for you, etc.
Log in to youraccount at top righthand corner
At the Log in screen Enter your library barcode number Enter your Pin (usually the last four digits of your phone number).
You will be ableto check yourLibrary Accounthere – to seewhat items youhave checkedout, on hold, etc.
You will have the option of searching the classic catalogif you prefer
To learn more about a title,click on the Title or “More info”
Full details are provided about an item
We invite you to participate!With community tagging, commenting and yourpurchase suggestions, Encore invites users toparticipate in the discovery process in a whole newway.You can add tags that enrich descriptions,making it easier to find library holdings. Forexample, you might add a tag “Jewish Traditional” or“African -American History.”
Get involved!Your collaboration will extend the reach of thelibrary and enable us to offer better and moreaccurate services to you!