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Using the Online Catalog to Find a “Just Right” Book. How to Use the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog ). www.youseemore.com/phoenix. Hayden Catalog Home Page. To get the best search results, go to BROWSE THE CATALOG . Browse the Online Catalog.

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Using the Online Catalog to Find a “Just Right” Book

How to Use the OPAC

(Online Public Access Catalog )

www.youseemore.com/phoenix


Hayden Catalog Home Page

  • To get the best search results, go to BROWSE THE CATALOG


Browse the Online Catalog

  • Choose from titles, authors, and subjects for your search.

Make sure Hayden is highlighted


Search By Author

  • Type the author’s LAST NAME, then first name.


Searching By Subject

  • Search by SUBJECT for a topic or genre

  • Examples of specific subjects: nutrition, cooking, nursing, abuse, auto repair, health, drugs, child abuse, pregnancy, death, murder, etc.

  • Examples of GENRE subjects: fiction, mystery, horror, science fiction, action, fantasy, biography, adventure, realistic


Searching By Keywords

  • Search by KEYWORD if you only remember one word or know how to spell one word.


Find the Correct Title

  • Click on the title for more detailed information.


Shelf Location, Item Status, Call Number

  • Item Status- Available, Overdue, Checked Out


TABS for More Information -Reviews, Table of Contents, Character Information, Excerpts, Summaries


Summaries


Now that you’re an expert at using our OPAC, go out and discover the world in books!

Still need help or have questions? Please remember that the Hayden Library staff is always happy to help you! 


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