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Search by Phrase:

Increase search result relevancy by using quotation marks. For example, “Civil Rights” in quotation marks will find results on “civil rights” and not results that have the terms “civil” and “rights” listed independently.

Search Type:

If you know the title, subject or author name, select the appropriate type of search from the dropdown menu.

Connecting Search Terms:

Use "AND", "OR" or "NOT" to connect search terms. For example, if you want to find books on the Civil Rights movement in urban areas, type "Civil rights" in the first box and Urban in the second. Doing so will improve the relevancy of your search results.

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Material Types

The Library catalog searches for more than just books--you can use it to find videos, articles, audiobooks, and magazines as well as books and e-books. Click on one of the buttons to find that type of material. Unless changed, search results will default to Books & E-books.

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Material Locations

By default, the Library catalog will search for materials from not only the COD Library, but also I-Share and worldwide libraries. In most cases, items held by the COD Library are listed first with items from other libraries listed after that.

However, you can use this setting to limit your searched to only the COD Library or only the COD and I-Share libraries.

Search for courses or reserve items:

Other catalog search tools

VuFind Catalog
VuFind is an alternate catalog that can be used to search for books, videos, and journals in only the COD and I-Share libraries.
WorldCat Local
WorldCat Local is an older version of the Library Catalog.
An alternate catalog that can be used to search for books and videos in the COD Library.

Getting items from other libraries

Requesting I-Share Items
Learn how COD students, faculty, and staff can use the catalog to request books and videos from I-Share memeber libraries
Requesting Items via Interlibrary Loan
Learn how COD Library patrons can request items from librraies throughout the country
Nearby I-Share and Public Libraries
Use this map to find I-Share and public libraries close to COD

Your Library account

Library Cards and Borrowing
Learn how to get a COD Library card, how long items can be checked out, and where to return items
My Library Account
Login to your account to see what items you have checked out, what items you have on request, and when your items are due
OCLC Account Login
Login in to your OCLC account to create title lists. Note: this is not the account you use to renew or request items or see what items you have checked-out. For that use My Library Account.