Card Catalogue Tips and Tricks

General Use:

To find manga titles in the Card Catalog:

1.        Enter the search word "manga."

2.        Click on "Subject"

3.        A list of all manga titles, with authors and call numbers, will appear.

To find children’s books in the Card Catalog:

1.        Enter the search term "children’s literature"

2.        Click on "Subject"

3.        A list of all children’s books, with authors and call numbers, will appear.

To find literary criticism in the Card Catalog:

1.        Enter the author’s last name as a search term

2.        Click on "Keyword"

or

1.        Type in the name of the work

2.        Click on "Keyword" to find literary criticism and other material about the work.

To find fiction books about a topic

Type the word "fiction" after the topic (ex., art fiction, Middle East fiction).

Book lists for specific classes or topics can be viewed by clicking on the "Copy Categories" button.

Search for other books in a volume or series:

1.        Enter the name of one book in the series.

2.        Click on "Series"

3.        All titles in that series will appear.

Find audiobooks in the Card Catalog:

1.        Enter a search phrase - books on tape, books on CD, or playaway.

2.        Click on "Subject"

3.        A list of available titles will appear.

Find books by subject:

1.  Type in a subject and click "Subject" from the toolbar at the top.

2.  Select titles and check out the annotations by double clicking the ones you want to read. If you like the book, select the title and highlight.