OPAC is the generic term used to refer to any library's online catalog. OPAC stands for Online Public Access Catalog.
There are two places you may encounter an "Other Resources" link: Other Resources (top of your search results page) searches multiple databases, Internet sources, and search engines for the words you entered in your search. Other Resources (within the item entry listing) searches databases,...
With a Genre Search, you can select a genre to browse through by typing in the abbreviation for that genre. For example, Mystery is abbreviated MYS, Romance-ROM, Science Fiction-SCIF, Suspense Fiction-SUS, or Western-WES.
When you perform a keyword search, you are given the option to Modify Search. Choosing this option will take you to an Advanced Keyword Search screen where you may enter additional information to narrow your search further.
I'd like to know if you have a book available in both Spanish and English. How can I search for this at the same time?
You can search for items in multiple languages by using Advanced Search. From the Advanced Search, enter the title, author, or subject in the upper search boxes. You can search for multiple languages for the item by holding down the Control (Ctrl) key and clicking on all the languages you want...
I listen to a lot of audiobooks, and I'm not particular about the format. How can I search for books on CD and downloadable audiobooks in one search?
You can to search for items in multiple formats at one time, using Advanced Search. From the Advanced Search screen, enter the title, author, or subject in the upper search boxes. In the Material Types search box under Add Filters, you can select the particular formats in which you are interested...
From the Advanced Search screen off the homepage of the catalog, you can select multiple Library locations in your search. Enter the title, author, or subject for the item you are looking for and select the locations you would like to include in your search by holding down the Control (Ctrl) key...
There are two ways to find the latest title released from an author:
There are two ways to search by format:
To find items in Spanish, French, Vietnamese, and Haitian, on the home page of the catalog, click on Advanced Search. On the Advanced Search screen under Add Filters, use the Language drop down menu to select the language you for which you want to search.
Possible reasons why a request for home delivery may fail: You already have 20 items currently on request. Your library card account expired. Your fines exceed $10. The status of the item has changed and is now not available, missing, or withdrawn.
To delete a rating that you had given to a title, first login to your your library card account. Then select the My Ratings link. Mark the titles you wish to delete, and then click the Delete Marked button. Or you can select Delete All to delete all the titles.
The titles will remain in your list until you delete them. For more instructions, visit My Ratings Instructions.
Before you can rate a title, you must be logged into your library card account. Then, when you find a title that you wish to give a rating, click on the appropriate star to give your rating. View detailed instructions.
The ratings you give are specific to a particular edition of a title. The catalog lists multiple editions of titles, so it's possible you have rated a different edition of that title and that's why your rating is not listed. For more instructions, visit My Ratings Instructions.