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How to use the Library Catalogue and Understanding Shelfmarks: FAQs

A guide to using the library catalogue and finding books on the shelves using the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme.

Quick tips

How do I log in to the library catalogue?

How do I find out what my Library PIN is?

How can I find out how many items I have on loan and when they are due back?

How can I renew items I have on loan?

How do I search for an E-book?

How do I search for a Theses?

How can I find a particular journal title?

How do I search for a phrase without retrieving every item containing both words?

How can I limit my search to just the Law Library or Kimberlin?

How else can I limit my search?

How is my list of search results arranged?

What if I can't find what I am looking for?

How can I find out where a book is located in the library?

What does the item location ‘Please Ask’ mean?

How do I reserve a book if it is currently on loan to another reader?

Can I print out a list of records from the catalogue?

Can I export items to Refworks?

How do I log out of the library catalogue?

How can I get back to the library catalogue page when I’ve been using the Internet?



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