ASB Library Catalog Tutorial
There are many more features
available to you by logging into the
ASB Library Catalog
There are three ways to access the ASB Library Catalog:
1. The favorites installed
on our computers.
2. The Quicklinks menu
from the Portal.
3. The library cataloging book
from the Virtual Library.
From your favorites, click ‘ASB Library Catalog’ and it opens up a new window as
Click here to proceed.
Performing Step 2, leads you to the screen below.
To login click here.
Step 4: Type in your user name, which would be your last name and the initial of your
first name. The password is ‘welcome’ for all users. For example: Mr. Krembs would
log in as ‘krembsk’ and use the password ‘welcome’. Once you’ve logged in, you will
now see your name on the top right hand side of the screen as displayed in the
screen shot given below:
Within the Catalog tab, there are several helpful tabs on the left hand side:
Library Search – Allows you to search for books by title, author name, keyword, subject or series.
Destiny Quest – Is a fancy interface that looks more streamlined. It features the newest added
books and the top ten check outs from our library.
Webpath Express – Provides you with a search engine filled with preselected and evaluated web
links. This is an excellent search engine to use with your classes while researching.
Resource Lists – Provides you a copy of the lists you have created.
Here’s an example of the differences between a Google
search vs. a Web Path Express search.
Google gave 217,000 links for “Mughal Empire” while Web
Path Express gave 7 with a short description and grade level
When you need reliable
results, use Web Path Express
which may be accessed through
our library catalog on the left
hand side tab.
Clicking on any of these tabs allows you to define your search which may be a basic
search by title name, author name, barcode number, or it may be a more detailed search
based on subject classifications, call number, etc.
Within the Circulation tab you are able to locate a book by title and barcode number.
The tab My Info allows you to see your “Patron Status” with materials
checked out, due dates, etc. Whereas the tab “Resource Lists” allows you to
create and maintain lists that you may use for your class units, personal