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EDU502: Online Catalogs

Library resources and services for graduate education majors

Refining Results

There are several ways to refine your results. The list seen below appears on the left of your results list in the online catalog. You can limit your results by date, availability, resource type, and even by library location. The numbers you see in parentheses indicate how many items in your results list are classified by that particular criteria. Ask a librarian if you have any questions!

Searching for items in the Online Catalog

If you are ready to begin your search, go directly to the Online Catalog.

To Limit Your Search:
You can enter your search terms in the search box and go to the results page. Particularly helpful to education majors looking for materials in the Curriculum Materials and Library Science collections is the option to limit your results by specifics such as:

  • Collections (under "library locations")
  • Publication date
  • Online vs print materials (under "availability")
  • Subjects
  • Language

Note: When you are selecting your limits along the left, you click on the name of the limit to only show that type of item in your results list. If you hover over it, you will also see a symbol appear to exclude these items from your list. Sometimes that can be helpful, too, whether it is to exclude a certain type of material, a certain collection, or even a particular author.

Interlibrary Loan:
If we do not have an item that you need, you can search other libraries to find it through Worldcat and/or request it through Interlibrary Loan.

Local Library:
When searching for children's literature or popular titles, you can also link to the Kutztown Community Library's online catalog to see if they have the item you need. You will need to limit your search to their location, since their search is through the Berks County Public Library System. The Kutztown Community Library is located on Bieber Alley behind CVS.