Accessing the Library portal 1. Type your username and password (provided by OUM). 2. Click login button. Step 1
Click Library Step 2 Accessing the Library portal
Step 3 Search OPAC to get access to printed materials in the TSDAS Digital Library collection. Click BROWSE SEARCH Accessing the Library portal
Searching OPAC Step 1 Type your search term Click Arrow-down button and choose the appropriate field where you want your term (keyword) to be searched. Click the Search button to begin searching.
Searching OPAC Step 2 List of books beginning with the title you have searched. Number of copies per title Click to any title to view full record
Searching OPAC Step 3 Bibliographic information of the book. To know the location and status of the book, click ITEM
Searching OPAC Step 4 ‘ Call Number’ is the number assigned to the book. It tells you where the book is shelved in the Library. ‘ Location’ indicates in which library an item is located. ‘ Status’ tells you whether the item is available or borrowed out.
Searching OPAC Step 5 ‘ Request’ is NOT to view a book or request a book to be sent to you. It is use to reserve a book that is on loan or borrowed by a user. A reservation will secure the book for you. Once the borrower return the book, the Library will notify you as the next borrower. However, if the status of a book is ‘Available’, you will not be able to make a reservation. An ‘Available’ book means you are allowed to borrow it immediately.