Using Encore Finding library stuff in the 21 st  Century
Encore  <ul><li>No need to distinguish between author, title, or subject </li></ul><ul><li>Uses ‘tags’ (which are similar ...
Example: Author’s last name and one word from the title
 
Example:  Topic Narrow by where the words are found, format, collection, location, language or date Narrow by tags
Check to see if it is at Hackley Public Library: Hackley
Example:  Limited to HPL
Logging in or signing in <ul><li>You can log in or sign in to your account </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Login”  in the uppe...
 
Log in screen
Home Library at top of list
Placing a hold <ul><li>If looking for only one book, click on “Request it” </li></ul><ul><li>Your home library will be at ...
Request it
Placing a Hold:  selecting pick up location Click on the down arrow to get a list of libraries to choose from…your home li...
Using the Cart <ul><li>Use if you’d like to send a list of books to an email account </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Add to Ca...
My Cart has 3 items
Enter the email address and subject Click here when done
What are Tags? <ul><li>Tags are added by other users </li></ul><ul><li>They help describe the item </li></ul><ul><li>You c...
Click on Title or More Info
Add your tag in the Community tag box
Questions? <ul><li>Feel free to ask a staff member for help! </li></ul>
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Using Encore

  1. 1. Using Encore Finding library stuff in the 21 st Century
  2. 2. Encore <ul><li>No need to distinguish between author, title, or subject </li></ul><ul><li>Uses ‘tags’ (which are similar to keywords) </li></ul><ul><li>Can add your own “tags” </li></ul><ul><li>Sorts results </li></ul><ul><li>Suggests alternate searches </li></ul>
  3. 3. Example: Author’s last name and one word from the title
  4. 5. Example: Topic Narrow by where the words are found, format, collection, location, language or date Narrow by tags
  5. 6. Check to see if it is at Hackley Public Library: Hackley
  6. 7. Example: Limited to HPL
  7. 8. Logging in or signing in <ul><li>You can log in or sign in to your account </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Login” in the upper right hand corner: enter your library card and “pin” (usually the last four digits of your phone) </li></ul><ul><li>Puts your “home library” results at the top of the list </li></ul><ul><li>You can put your name on the waiting list </li></ul><ul><li>You can add tags </li></ul>
  8. 10. Log in screen
  9. 11. Home Library at top of list
  10. 12. Placing a hold <ul><li>If looking for only one book, click on “Request it” </li></ul><ul><li>Your home library will be at the top of the list of libraries (if you are logged in) </li></ul><ul><li>You can change the pick up location to another library if you wish </li></ul>
  11. 13. Request it
  12. 14. Placing a Hold: selecting pick up location Click on the down arrow to get a list of libraries to choose from…your home library will be automatically filled in.
  13. 15. Using the Cart <ul><li>Use if you’d like to send a list of books to an email account </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Add to Cart” for each of your selections </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the cart in the upper right hand corner </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in the email address and a subject for the email </li></ul>
  14. 16. My Cart has 3 items
  15. 17. Enter the email address and subject Click here when done
  16. 18. What are Tags? <ul><li>Tags are added by other users </li></ul><ul><li>They help describe the item </li></ul><ul><li>You can use them to narrow your search </li></ul><ul><li>You can add tags, too! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign into your account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the title of the item, or click on “more info” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on “Add a Tag” </li></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Click on Title or More Info
  18. 20. Add your tag in the Community tag box
  19. 21. Questions? <ul><li>Feel free to ask a staff member for help! </li></ul>
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