Ways to Search in the Library Catalog

There are several options for searching the catalog using the Basic Search Mode. Aside from searching for items by title, journal title, author, etc. you can search using the following:

Type of Search What It Does
Keyword (also known as a Boolean Search) Searches for items on a topic
Subject Heading Searches for items on a topic but requires that you use official subject headings
Course Reserve Searches for course materials placed on reserve by an instructor.

In this section of Searchpath, we'll learn about the 
Keyword, Subject Heading, and Course Reserve searches and how to check Your Library Account.