Bellevue University Library has over 117,000 print books as well as over 80,000 electronic books. That is a lot of information and it is continuously growing as new titles are added. So, how do you sort through it all to find what you are looking for? The answer is eCatalog.
For more information on how to use eCatalog to find books, illustrated with sample and interactive searches, visit the pages in BUILD IT starting with Locating Books.
eCatalog is our online catalog. It is the electronic version of the venerable old card catalog without all those drawers and cards, and with many more features.
graphic used with permission from Wilmington Public Library, Wilmington, Ohio
Not all books are kept on the shelves. In fact, we have over 66,000 eBooks and are adding to them continuously. Like print books, some of these can only be read by one person at a time, but many can be used by multiple,students at once. Thousands of them can be found in eCatalog, but not all.. Here is how to find an eBook:
The Basic Search, shown above, is a good place to start.
When your results come up, there are numerous ways to limit your search to just the items you need. Look in the left column for various options, depending on how your original search was set up. For example, if you did not select a format, you can do that now.
Book Details. .When you choose a book from your results list, the Book Details will tell you its location, availability, and much more.
This book was found by doing a subject search for "business etiquette."