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How do I search for a book in the library catalog?
To search for a particular book, just enter the book title in the basic search box. You may select title from the drop-down box on the right, but it is usually not necessary.
To search by topic, simply enter a couple of keywords in the basic search box and then narrow your results by using the selections on the left to narrow your search by location, format, subject, author, etc.
You may also use the "Search begins with" option to search using the first few words of a title. Do not use beginning articles: a, an, the.
When using the author "Search begins with" option, type the author's last name firs
Can I search for a phrase or an exact match?
Using quotes around the words in the phrase will submit the query a proximity search where the words are next to each other in the order you entered them.
Can I browse for authors or titles or call numbers?
Select "Search begins with" and choose which index you would like to browse -- author, title, Library of Congress Call Number, or Government Document Call Number.
Remember that you must not use initial articles (a, an, the) in a title browse.
Type the author's last name first for an author browse.
Will the catalog help me with spelling?
Yes! If you misspell a word, the catalog will offer you an alternate spelling.
What is the "cite this" option?
When you select the "cite this" icon, you will see how your item should look in your bibliography/reference list.
Allows you to request materials directly from participating libraries within Florida’s state university system. This unmediated borrowing service increases your access to the collections of the other universities in Florida.