Book Searching Basics

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To search for a book by title or author:

  1. Go to the library's home page.
  2. Click "Auraria Library (Skyline)" on the left side of the page.
  3. Select the Title or Author tab across the top of the page.
  4. Enter your title or author. Click Search.
  5. Find your book's title on the list.
  6. Make sure that your book says that it's "Available." If it is, copy down the title and call number.
  7. If you aren't sure how to find your book, stop by library for some help.

 

To search for a book by topic:

  1. Go to the library's home page.
  2. Find the big search box in the middle of the page
  3. Enter a few words (usually two or three) that describe your topic. Click Search.
  4. For each book that interests you, make sure that your book says that it's "Available." If it is, copy down the title and call number.
  5. If you don't find books that help you, try some more combinations of words.
  6. If you aren't sure how to find your book, or if you need some help thinking of words to use, stop by the library or Ask Us for help.