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Finding Books in HACC's Library Catalog

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Finding Books in HACC's Library Catalog

  1. 1. Finding Books in the Library
  2. 2. Search for Books
  3. 3. Search for Books A keyword search
  4. 4. Search for Books Using more keywords will narrow the search. (Be careful about narrowing too much!)
  5. 5. Search for Books You can also change where you are searching for the word.
  6. 6. Search for Books <ul><li>Or you can look for just books located on your own campus: </li></ul>
  7. 7. Search for Books Browsing the subjects gives you an organized list of search results. Remember to change what you are browsing to subject, title, author, etc.!
  8. 8. Search for Books <ul><li>Results of a subject browse: </li></ul><ul><li>(These are just subjects covered, click the subject to see the books!) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Search Results The results give you some information about the items found and where they are located. There is a copy of this book at the Harrisburg, Lancaster and York libraries. Click any of the locations to see more information (the “full record”).
  10. 10. Making sense of the information This is a full record for one of the library’s books. You can learn more about the book and whether it is available here.
  11. 11. Making Sense of the Information <ul><li>Once you have found a book: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it available? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where is it? </li></ul></ul>The 2 nd copy on this list is located in the York Library . It can be found in the stacks , filed under the call number, 362.10425 S483 . The status is “On the shelf” so it should be available to be checked out!
  12. 12. Search for books <ul><li>Requesting a book from another campus </li></ul>
  13. 13. Beyond HACC! <ul><li>Borrow books from area libraries (Millersville, York College) </li></ul><ul><li>Must have your HACC ID </li></ul><ul><li>Must honor that library’s borrowing rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State York – request a community borrowers card. </li></ul><ul><li>Millersville U. Library - http://www.library.millersville.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>York College Library - http://www.ycp.edu/library/ </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State-York - http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/york.html </li></ul>
  14. 14. Try it out… <ul><li>Find any book about study skills. What campus library owns it? </li></ul><ul><li>Find The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell. Does York have a copy? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Try it out… <ul><li>Note – all of these should be found in the York library. </li></ul><ul><li>Find The Career Chronicles – Insiders Guide . What is the call number? </li></ul><ul><li>Find Microsoft Office 2007 Quick Steps. Where is it located in the library. (Hint – we’re not looking for the call number!) </li></ul><ul><li>Find The Vampire Companion . What is one of the subject terms used for this book? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Try it out… <ul><li>Find a book about space exploration, by John Wilkinson. What campus library owns it? </li></ul><ul><li>Find The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell. Does York have a copy? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Try it out… <ul><li>Note – all of these should be found in the York library. </li></ul><ul><li>Find The Career Chronicles – Insiders Guide . What is the call number? </li></ul><ul><li>Find Microsoft Office 2007 Quicksteps . Where is it located in the library. (Hint – we’re not looking for the call number!) </li></ul><ul><li>Find The Vampire Companion . What is one of the subject terms used for this book? </li></ul>

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