Use Novelist to Find Read-Alikes

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Use Novelist to Find Read-Alikes

  1. 1. Finding Genre Titles in NoveList Plus LIBRA 1105 – Readers’ Advisory
  2. 2. Start at the Library’s homepage: cod.edu/library Click “Databases”
  3. 3. On the Library Databases page, click the “Databases By Title” tab
  4. 4. Scroll down through this alphabetical list until you find “N”
  5. 5. Click the link for “Novelist Plus”
  6. 6. You will need your COD Library card to access databases from off-campus Enter your barcode number and click “Submit”
  7. 7. To find genre titles in NoveList, use the “Search For” box Enter the title of the benchmark genre book and click “Search”
  8. 8. You can find read-alikes from this screen, but let’s try a more general search Instead of clicking Read-alikes, click the title of the book
  9. 9. There are some read-alikes listed on the right; scroll down to see more options
  10. 10. Use the “Search for More” options to find more books in this genre Don’t pick too many options! You want a book from the genre, but not a read-alike
  11. 11. NoveList gives you plenty of suggestions-feel free to narrow your results! Narrow here Limit here
  12. 12. Questions about using NoveList? Contact the COD Library 7 days a week http://www.cod.edu/library/research/askalib.htm Questions about your assignments? Contact your instructor! Jennifer Kelley kelleyj@cod.edu

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