Open http://www.library.arizona.edu/ in another browser window to work through this tutorial side by side.
In the webpage on the right, place your cursor over the Search & Find tab and choose Library Catalog.
Notice that the catalog defaults to a Keyword search.
We will search for children’s literature on Japanese folklore.
Type in the keywords Japan and folklore
*Do not click Submit just yet*
Limit your search to only those materials located in the UA Library’s Main Children’s Literature collection.
Click the drop-down arrow next to Location
Choose Child's Lit (Main Lib).
How many results did you find?
The bee and the dream : a Japanese tale
Click the link for the title.
You are now looking at the complete record for this book.
What is the call number for this book?
Where would you find this item in the library? Click the Call Number Location Guide from the upper right side of the screen (it will take you to a new tab). Use the call number to determine the location.
What Subject is listed on the record to lead you to additional information on this topic?
Skim the record for this book - does it include a summary of the book’s contents?
You can also limit to the Children's Int'l. Lit. (College of Ed.).
Doing this will only find books in the International Children's Literature Collection, which is located in the Education Building.
To do so, click Modify Search at the top of the screen.
This will take you back to your original search.
Choose Children's Int'l Lit (EdBldg).
Select a title that looks interesting and view the record.
Books in the Children's International Literature Collection can not be checked out, but you can visit the collection.
For more information, see:
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