Author Search in the Catalog

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Author Search in the Catalog

  1. 1. The Library’s catalog looks like this when you first open it. If you already know the author of your book, there’s a better way to look for it.
  2. 2. First click on the downward arrow and select Author Browse .
  3. 3. Then click in the text box and type in the author’s name. Remember: last name, first name Example: austen, jane
  4. 4. A list of authors appears. Find the author you were searching for and click on the name.
  5. 5. Find the title you want. First note collection – the area in the library where the item is located. There are many collections, e.g. Juvenile Fiction , Young Adult Fiction , Mysteries , etc., so be careful to note where you are supposed to go.
  6. 6. Note and write down the call number . Fiction is listed by the author’s last name. Nonfiction is arranged by Dewey Decimal numbers, e.g. 758.2
  7. 7. Very Important : Check the status of the item. If the item is Checked Out , Lost , Missing , In Cataloging , or anything other than Checked In , you will not find it on the shelf.
  8. 8. <ul><li>Now you know how to find a book or sound recording by author . </li></ul><ul><li>TIP: Even if you aren’t sure of the spelling, at least start the word and you will probably get close when the list comes up. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask a Reference Librarian for help if you get stuck. That’s what we’re here for. </li></ul>

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