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INF280 Capstone Project Placea Hold2 Catalog Search Tutorial[1]


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A PowerPoint tutorial to train online library catalog users how to place a hold on library materials using their library card.

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INF280 Capstone Project Placea Hold2 Catalog Search Tutorial[1]

  1. 1. By <br />Brenda Hostettler<br />Place a Hold By Title Tutorial<br />
  2. 2. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />The Holmes County District Public Library provides online access to the library catalog <br />Our web address is<br />Access the catalog from home or at the library to search or place holds on items<br />
  3. 3. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />Click on the Library Catalog icon to search the catalog<br />Once the desired title is located a hold can be placed on the title<br />
  4. 4. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />Click on the General Search tab<br />
  5. 5. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />Type Dracula in the search box “Any words from the Title”<br />The desired title is the new sequel to the original Dracula by Bram Stoker<br />The author’s name and complete title is unknown<br />Click Search button<br />
  6. 6. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />The result list offers too many hits<br />To save time we need to limit the results <br />This reduces the amount of records to search<br />
  7. 7. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />In the limit box scroll down to Holmes County District Public Library<br />Click on the arrow<br />This will limit the results by showing items owned only by this library<br />
  8. 8. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />The new results list is easier to navigate<br />It will be easier to find the record of the desired title<br />
  9. 9. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />The green arrow indicates that the item is owned by our library<br />All titles in this result list will have a green arrow since we limited results to Holmes County<br />The first title in the result list is the desired title. Click on the title Dracula: the undead<br />
  10. 10. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />Check the date and description to identify if this is the correct title<br />This specific copy is in Large Print format<br />If the large print format is acceptable, click Request any Copy<br />A new unlimited search is required for regular print format <br />
  11. 11. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />To place a hold, type complete library card number in the search box<br />Next type personal pin ID<br />Click on login button<br />
  12. 12. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />View information in Request Confirmation box<br />Select desired pick-up location in the drop down box<br />Click Request<br />
  13. 13. Place a Hold Tutorial<br />Title has successfully been placed on hold<br />Hold position in the queue is listed<br />To continue searching for other titles click Return to Searching tab<br />To quit searching click Logout and Return<br />