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MLIP: Library Resources and Services: Online Catalog

About Our Catalog


The Simmons Library Catalog contains information about all of the Library's collections, including books, e-books, Simmons dissertations, videos, DVDs, software, journals, maps, e-journals, websites, archives materials, career resources, etc. We use the Millennium integrated library system (ILS) by III or innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Nifty Things You Can Do

 Limit search results by format, collection, or location

Use advanced search mode to search for keywords anywhere in title

Start with call # and truncation symbol * in basic search to limit results to a particular discipline. e.g. Z* or HD*

Use limit by format to bring up all  e-journals on a particular subject

Create preferred searches to save your results and be alerted of new itmes on your topic

Can use truncation symbol * to retrieve variations of terms to expand results

Can use Boolean Operator "not" to exclude terms from their results

Can request books to be sent to you

Can use Boolean Operator "or" to expand search

Can use Boolean Operator "and" to narrow search