Searching for Books in The New Library Catalog Search for books and materials Create an account to request books My Account Accessing the NLU Catalog We’ll begin our search on the Library’s Home page. Click on the Books link under Find It .
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Search for books and materials
Create an account to request books
Our results page lists the books and materials at NLU for our search: instructional design. There are over 200 books.
Scroll down and notice on the right hand side of the screen that the catalog organizes the results of your search for you. It is helpful to narrow your search by choosing a topic or a subject area. Listed in parentheses, you will see how many items match the subject/topic/author/language etc.
Let’s narrow our Topic down to Educational technology. Then choose Education as the Subject Area.
We now have a more manageable and precise set of resources to choose from.
Scroll down to view the navigation links:
The book is held at several NLU campus libraries. Use the call number to find the book on the shelf in the library
A copy of the book can be placed on hold and sent to your home campus.
Previews and Reviews:
You can also take a look at a preview of the book using the Google book search link in the upper right corner. Read user reviews in the “Reviews” tab.
After you have created an account, you will return to the record for the book you wish to request.
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Tutorial created by Marisa Walstrum, NLU Library, 11.30.09