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Searching in Cataloger's Desktop

You may Search in Cataloger's Desktop using either a Quick Search or an Advanced Search. In this Quick Tip, designed and developed by Library Services' Instructional Design and Training Division for Cataloging Distribution Service, you will learn how to search and apply features using both methods in 3-4 minutes. You may leave this tutorial at any time by clicking on the Cataloger's Desktop banner at the top of each page.

Types of Searches

Quick Search: You may initiate a boolean quick search by entering terms in the search box in the middle of the screen in the Desktop basic view, or in the search box in the top right corner of the screen.

Desktop basic view search box

Advanced Search: To perform an advanced search, you may select either the Search view tab, or the link under the Quick Search box.

Search view tab circled Advance Search link circled

We will start with the Desktop basic search box. Click here or the right arrow above to begin the first simulation.

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