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How to use the OPAC alexandria.

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Alexandria power point_3rd_grade-2

  1. 1. Alexandria Researcher How we can find where books are shelved in the library
  2. 2. Icon for Alexandria • This is the icon for Alexandria Researcher. When you click on it the program will open
  3. 3. This is what the screen will look like.
  4. 4. Three ways to search
  5. 5. Author Search • You can search for a book by typing in the authors last name and then clicking on the box labeled author.
  6. 6. This is what your results will look like
  7. 7. Things you need to look at • Is the book in, out , lost, discarded
  8. 8. Title Search • You can search for a book by typing in the title or part of the title and then clicking on the box labeled title.
  9. 9. This is what your results may look like.
  10. 10. Subject Search • You can search for a book by typing in a subject and then clicking on the box labeled subject.
  11. 11. Results for a broad subject search
  12. 12. How to narrow your search • This means that you want to be more specific with the word you type in. Maybe you do not want all books about dogs. There were 308 titles. So maybe I want to try a Boolean search.

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