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Guide to using the Library Catalogue 

What is the Library Catalogue?


How can I access the Library Catalogue?

The Library Catalogue is found on the Library homepage.


Why should I sign-in?


My Collection & EndNote Online 

Videos of example searches

Please review the following videos to see examples of how to use the catalogue.  The videos are in MP4 format.  Connect to the Library Catalogue to practise using the directions shown.

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 Search for a book (1:42)

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 Search for an ebook (online book) (1:52)

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 Search for an ejournal (online journal) (2:24)

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 Example search for a journal article (1:59)


Searching for Books

You can search the Library Catalogue to find both printed books and online ebooks:

Placing a Reservation

If all copies of a book are out on loan, you can use the Library Catalogue to place a reservation.  The book will then be recalled and you will receive an email (to your University of Bath email account), asking you to collect the book from the Issue Desk within a specified time period.  For more information, please refer to this video: how to reserve a book that is out on loan (mp4). 


Searching for Journals / Journal articles

You can use the Library catalogue to find both printed and online journals:

Further search options, hints & tips


Checking your loans

Further Help

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