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LIS 451 - Academic Libraries: Finding Books

Library Catalog

Use this to search Simmon's collection.

Search the Library

The books in the left-hand box are just a sample of those available at Beatley. You can search the online catalog to find more materials on academic libraries.

To start, go to the Advanced Search page.

Identify your concepts. For example, if you are searching for books on management of academic libararies, your concepts could be 'management' and 'academic libraries'.

Use truncation when you can.

Try searching within specific fields. In the example below, we are searching for the concepts in the Title field only. It's important to know that you can search using multiple combinations. Here is an example of one search: