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UNIV 1301 - Avalos: Finding Books

What It Is

MinerQuest is what you use to search the Library's catalog!

The Library's Catalog is what you search to find things the Library owns like:

  • Books
  • Government Documents
  • Titles of Journals
  • Titles of Periodicals
  • Visual Media (streaming videos, dvds, etc.)

"Checking Out" Books

To check something out from the Library, take it to the Circulation Desk, just past the scanners at the entrance

Make sure you bring your Miner Gold Card (your ID card)

Helpful Video Tutorials

Click on the following links to view a short tutorial on each topic. For flash-free mobile and Apple devices click on

Intro to the Library 

Searching the Library's Catalog  

Compiling Your Sources: Books  

Compiling your Sources: E-Books  

The Library of Congress Classification System       

MinerQuest (Library Catalog)

Your main Library search from the Library home page for books, e-books, online articles, & more.

To begin a search with MinerQuest, you can type you search terms into the box on the Library's home page.

 

Search Results List

Your search will take you to a results page which you can limit and sort as you need.

Advanced Search

You can refine and limit your search on the Advanced Search page.

Resource Record

When you click on a search result, it will take you to the page for the resource.  This page will tell you where to find the resource as well as with what subjects (search terms) it has been tagged.

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