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How to Find: Library Catalogue: User Guide: Home

Introduction

This is a basic guide to the Library Catalogue. Assistance is available at the Help Desk. For hands-on-search session, you may wish to sign up for an Information Skills Workshop conducted by the Library.

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How to Do Quick Search

1. Access the library homepage at http://library.sunway.edu.my

2. Click on the tab Library Catalogue

3. Enter the search term(s) in the Search for box.

4. Choose the Field you are interested in: Keywords, Author, Title, and etc.

5. Click on Search

1. Access the library homepage at http:library.sunway.edu.my

2. Under E-Resources menu click on Library Catalogue.

3. In the Search Box, type the title of the book. e.g. environmental science

4. Click on 'title'.

5. A list of records found is displayed.

6. To select a book. click on its title, e.g. Environmental science : earth as a living planet 9th ed.

7. The detailed record is displayed. Note the Call Number and and the Location of the book.

1. From the Library Catalogue page, click on Find it Fast.

2. The Find it Fast page displays a list of categories.

3. To display a list of books under a category, mouse over the category icon, e.g. Movies and click.

4. A list of movies according to sub-categories is displayed. 

5. Click on subcategory title to display the records for that subcategory, e.g. Comedy films.

6. A list of movies for the subcategory Comedy films is displayed. 

1. From the Library Catalogue page, click on Advanced Search.

2. The Advanced Search page is displayed. There are multiple search boxes for combining search terms in different terms.

3. Enter author's family name e.g. Kaufmann, in the author search box.

4. Enter title of a book e.g. environmental science, in the title search box.

5. Click on Search.

6. The detailed record is displayed. Note the Call Number and Location.

The contents of the "Cloud Catalogue" is identical to the LIbrary Catalogue. The main difference is that this catalogue resides in the Cloud and provides simple Google - like search.


1. Access the library homepage at http://library.sunway.edu.my

2. Click on the tab Cloud Catalogue

3. The Cloud Catalogue page is displayed.

4. In the Catalogue Search box, type the search terms, e.g. environmental science.

5. Click on the Search symbol

6. A list of records found is displayed.

7. On the left section, you may limit the search results such as by Author, Format. 

1. From the Library Catalogue page, click on Advanced Search.

2. The Advanced Search page is displayed. There are multiple search boxes for combining search terms in different terms.

3. Enter some words of a title e.g. global warming, in the title search box.

4. In the item category 1, click on the drop down menu and select E-Book

5. Click on Search

6. A list of books in electronic format is displayed. 

7. Select an e-book e.g. Global warming in the 21st century and click on the title

8. The detailed record is displayed. 

9. To view the book, click on URL.

10. You will be asked to key in the Library User ID and PIN as shown below.

User ID: For students, the User ID is the student ID on the student card. For staff, the User ID is the serial card number on the verso of the staff card.

PIN: By default is 1234. This can be changed later from "My Account."

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Help

If you have problems using the Library Catalogue or wish to sign up for a workshop, contact the following library staff:

1. Help Desk Tel: 74918622 ext. 7050/7051

2. Reference Division Tel: 74918622 ext.7054/7055/7056

3. Service Counter Tel: 74918622 ext. 7073

4. E-mail:library@sunway.edu.my

Web Library Guide No. 56

Document No. WL/056

Issue 1

7 October 2016

Questions and Feedback: email to library@sunway.sunway.edu.my or Call 03-74918622 ext. 7050.
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