Click here
      to access
the library catalog.
If known, search by
title or author.
If you are looking for
books on a topic,
search by keyword or
subject heading.
inconvenient truth


                           X
                Example: An Inconvenient Truth

For title searches, omit...
rodriguez richard




                             number of
                            titles by the
                   ...
or
media violence
violence




           …
0 Use quotes to search phrases: quot;world wide webquot;
0Use + to mark essential terms: designer +babies

0Use ? to trunc...
censorship



             Limit title and keyword searches
             to only find books in the
             reference ...
Select Advanced Search Tab.
Select from these choices for
If you’re searching for materials
                                              each search ...
When searching the catalog
remember:
•There are four ways to find a book

•Use the keyword search tips

•Quick limit your ...
How to Search the FCL Catalog
How to Search the FCL Catalog
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  • Welcome to the Fullerton College Library tutorial on how to search the library catalog. From the library’s homepage, click on “Find a Book” to access the library catalog.
  • How to Search the FCL Catalog

    1. 1. Click here to access the library catalog.
    2. 2. If known, search by title or author. If you are looking for books on a topic, search by keyword or subject heading.
    3. 3. inconvenient truth X Example: An Inconvenient Truth For title searches, omit a, an, & the from the beginning of the title.
    4. 4. rodriguez richard number of titles by the author Click here to get list of titles by author.
    5. 5. or
    6. 6. media violence
    7. 7. violence …
    8. 8. 0 Use quotes to search phrases: quot;world wide webquot; 0Use + to mark essential terms: designer +babies 0Use ? to truncate: teen? [Will look for records with teens, teenage, teenagers]
    9. 9. censorship Limit title and keyword searches to only find books in the reference collection.
    10. 10. Select Advanced Search Tab.
    11. 11. Select from these choices for If you’re searching for materials each search line that could be mentioned in the record by more than one term/phrase, connect the terms with If you’re searching for a different concept that must also be in the record, connect the term with Decide which part of the record you want the computer to search.
    12. 12. When searching the catalog remember: •There are four ways to find a book •Use the keyword search tips •Quick limit your search to reference for general resources on your topic •Use the advanced search tab for more powerful searches.

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