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Upward Bound- History: Encore

What It Is

  • Encore 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

  • When you take something home from the Library, we don't say 'rent'; we say "check out"
  • To check something out from the Library, take it to the Access Services Desk, just past the scanners at the entrance
  • Make sure you bring your Miner Gold Card (your ID card)

More About Encore

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

Encore  (2:18)  

Starting Your Research  (1:42)   

Compiling Your Sources: Books  (3:07)   

Compiling your Sources: E-Books  (2:03)  

Compiling your Sources: Government Documents  (2:28)  

The Library of Congress Classification System   (3:28)  

SuDoc Call Numbers  (4:22)  

The Dewey Decimal Classification System  (5:09)  

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