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Finding Books in the
Online Library Catalog
LibraryofCongress
Card Catalogs
There was a time when every item in the
library had a single card with information
such as...
Online Library Catalog
Today, most libraries have
catalogs online, although you
still may hear them referred to
as “card c...
Online Library Catalog
You can access the CPTC
Online Library Catalog from the homepage of
the college website at www.coas...
Online Library Catalog
The Online Library Catalog also includes other
materials, such as audio/video recordings,
eBooks an...
Library Services
Online Library Catalog
www.coastalpines.edu
Online Library Catalog
Online Library Catalog
www.coastalpines.edu/services/library-services/
Online Library Catalog
Click on Online Library Catalog
and you’ll see a search window.
Enter your search terms
to find mat...
Enter search terms
Online Library Catalog
What are search terms?
Words or phrases used to
retrieve data from a file or
database.
Also called keywords.
Example search term:
computers
Search the Catalog
Search Results
Limiters
help you
refine
your
search.
Records
When you open a record, you will see:
• title
• publisher
• format (print book, eBook, video, etc.)
• call number ...
Search Results
If you have questions, or if the material you
need is not at your CPTC site,
ask a librarian for help!
library@coastalpine...
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CPTC Online Library Catalog

  1. 1. Finding Books in the Online Library Catalog
  2. 2. LibraryofCongress Card Catalogs There was a time when every item in the library had a single card with information such as title, publisher, location in the library, etc. The cards were kept together in little file drawers called the “card catalog.”
  3. 3. Online Library Catalog Today, most libraries have catalogs online, although you still may hear them referred to as “card catalogs.” Art: sweetclipart.com
  4. 4. Online Library Catalog You can access the CPTC Online Library Catalog from the homepage of the college website at www.coastalpines.edu. The Online Library Catalog will tell you where to find print books on our library shelves.
  5. 5. Online Library Catalog The Online Library Catalog also includes other materials, such as audio/video recordings, eBooks and eVideos, articles and periodicals, and more.
  6. 6. Library Services Online Library Catalog www.coastalpines.edu
  7. 7. Online Library Catalog Online Library Catalog www.coastalpines.edu/services/library-services/
  8. 8. Online Library Catalog Click on Online Library Catalog and you’ll see a search window. Enter your search terms to find materials related to your topic.
  9. 9. Enter search terms Online Library Catalog
  10. 10. What are search terms? Words or phrases used to retrieve data from a file or database. Also called keywords.
  11. 11. Example search term: computers Search the Catalog
  12. 12. Search Results Limiters help you refine your search.
  13. 13. Records When you open a record, you will see: • title • publisher • format (print book, eBook, video, etc.) • call number (to find it on the shelf) • summary • location (which CPTC campus) • availability …and more.
  14. 14. Search Results
  15. 15. If you have questions, or if the material you need is not at your CPTC site, ask a librarian for help! library@coastalpines.edu

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