Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Brief Guide to the Library Catalog



Destiny, the Library’s Catalog, is primarily used to find items in the Library’s collection and e-Books that are accessed via eBook Academic Collection and eBook Collection (EBSCO databases).

 

1st page of Destiny Library Catalog 
Basic Search Screen in Destiny 

Basic Search
 

  1. Go into the Library Catalog.
  2. Click on the Catalog tab to go to the Basic Search Screen.
  3. Perform a basic search of the catalog by:
    1. entering  your search terms in the Find search box , and
    2. clicking on the appropriate search button (Keyword, Title, Author, or Subject)
    3. The Keyword button will perform the broadest search and return the most items that match your search terms.
  4. Your search results will be a list of brief records. Each brief record will provide the title, call number, author, availability for each item that matches your search terms and type of item:
    = Print Book,
    = eBook that is accessible via EBSCO, and
    = DVD

  5. A book is already checked out if the catalog states 0 of 1 available. Library Staff can tell you when the book is due to be turned in.
  6. Search Results

        

     
  7. Click on an item’s title in the search results list and it will take you to the item’s detailed record.

Detailed Record