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Search By Title

 

Request a Book from Another Campus

 

Search DVDs

 

Search the TCC Catalog

  1. Start by clicking on Books.
  2. Conduct a simple key word search to find topics on your subject. 
    •   Hint: Start with a generalized key word search.
  3. Click return or press enter.
  4. Scroll through your results. 
    •   Hint: Your results will be listed from the most recently published to the oldest.
  5. If you are interested in a book click on the title of that book.
    •    Hint: If a book is at another TCC campus, don't let that dissuade you.  It's easy to request a book be sent to you from another campus.
  6. If you are interested in a book and want to find it on the shelf, write down the library call number.  Call numbers are at the bottom of the page and look like this:  SF413 .E54 2012Library Info
    • Hint: Call numbers always start with letters. 
  7. Need Help: just Ask a Librarian. 
 

How To Find Books by Title

  1. Start by clicking on Books.
  2. Click on the field Title Begins With.
  3. Type on the title of a work such as: 50 Shades of Grey
    • Hint:  If the title of the work starts with an article, a word like "the" "an" or "a," exclude that word from your search query.
  4. Press enter or return.
  5. Need Help: just Ask a Librarian. 
 

Book of the Week

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Cry, the Beloved Country - Alan Paton; Terra Chalberg (Editor)
ISBN: 9780743261951
Publication Date: 2003-12-02

 

How to Find DVDs

  1. Start by clicking on Books.
  2. Scroll down and on the left hand side drop down box highlight "Visual Format."
  3. Scroll back up and conduct a title or key word search.   
  4. Hint:  Searching by using the phrase feature film often pulls up most of our popular media.
  5. Press enter or return.
  6. Need Help: just Ask a Librarian. 
 

Search By Author

  1. Start by clicking on Books.
  2. Type in the authors last name, then comma, then first name.  
    • For example, King, Stephen   
  3. Press enter or return.
  4. Need Help: just Ask a Librarian. 
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