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    360 Core: Finding Resources With the e-Catalog

    • Product: 360 Core Client Center

    How can I find resources using the e-Catalog?

    This document contains instructions for searching the e-Catalog for
    (Click a word above to jump to that section).

    For a full list of all providers and databases in the Knowledgebase, see List of All Databases


    Searching All Titles The e-Catalog


    The e-Catalog is found at the top of every page in the Client Center. Selecting All Titles from the e-Catalog drop-down menu allows you to search for a word at a title level for both e-books and journals.

    e-Catalog search box

    It is possible to split this search into just journals or books by selecting the item you are interested in using the navigation tree on the left-hand side of the screen.


    Searching Journals


    Use an ISSN, eISSN, exact title, or beginning of a title to find the exact journal you need. For example, find the authority title information for The New York Times by using a "Journal Title Equals" search:

    journal search

    The system returns all locations for the newspaper:

    journal search results page



    Searching eBooks


    The e-Catalog drop-down menu contains a Book option.

    e-Catalog book search

    Once you've selected to search by book, use the second drop-down menu to search by either "Title begins with," "ISBN begins with," or "Title Equals." Both require a minimum of 2 characters entered in the search field.


    Searching Databases


    Searching databases allows you to quickly find databases that you may want to add to your profile, or to review the journals available in a database. Search by either "Name Begins With" or "Status Is". Both require a minimum of two characters entered in the search field.

    The searching for databases function allows you to quickly find databases so you can add them to your profile or review the journals available in a database. You can choose to search by Name Begins With, Status Is, or Name Contains. Each of the criteria options requires a minimum of two characters entered in the search field.

    Searching for a database


    Searching Providers


    The e-Catalog drop-down menu contains a provider option.

    searching for a provider


    Once you've selected to search by provider, use the second drop-down menu to search by "Name Begins With" or "Name Contains." Both require a minimum of two characters entered in the search field.
    Provider search results

    Clicking on the name of a provider in the results will show information about that provider. Clicking on View Details will show a list of all databases in the Knowledgebase from that provider.



    For more details on searching with the e-Catalog, please see the Client Center User Guide.




    • Date Created: 9-Feb-2014
    • Last Edited Date: 16-Mar-2015
    • Old Article Number: 7102