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Services and resources from Estelle M. Black Library
Last Updated: Aug 30, 2017 URL: http://libguides.rockvalleycollege.edu/lib100 Print Guide RSS Updates

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Web Quests about Library

Find Books  

http://createwebquest.com/webquest/find-book-rvc-library

How to Locate Sources in the Library

http://createwebquest.com/webquest/find-library-resources

RVC Library Tour

http://createwebquest.com/webquest/rvc-library-tour

How Do You Locate Library Resources?   

View a narrated presentation on accessing library resources.

 
 

Search the Library Catalog


  

Search Library Catalog

http://library.rvc.cc.il.us/vwebv/searchBasic

Look in SEARCH COMMANDS for sample
search terms to enter in Library catalog
Use the call number to find a book.
Example:  E 185  A31  2011

SEARCH COMMANDS

1   Phrase – enclose in quotation
      marks.          
     Example:   "student success" 

2   Boolean Operators (And, Or, Not) - link or
                 combine keywords. 
     “And” narrows your search by finding
      records that have both your 1st and 2nd
      keywords
      Example:  "student success" AND college

     “Or” broadens your search by finding
      records that contain either your 1st
      keyword or 2nd keyword             
      Example: “student success” OR 
                                      college          

     “Not” excludes the second keyword from
      your search 
      Example:   "student success" NOT college

3   Truncation:  - the Question Mark (?) finds
      all words that have the same root. 
      Example:       success?        will find 
                    success, successes, successful

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