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QuickSearch Help: Browsing the Stacks Online

Browsing the Stacks Online

The Ely Library Quicksearch allows patrons to browse the book titles in our physical stacks. In order to do this, you need to first locate a relevant book in our stacks using Quicksearch.
Click the "Books" icon, enter keywords relating to your topic or enter the title of a book (see "Books" tab for more instructions on searching). Click the blue search icon:


 

From the left-hand toolbar labeled "Refine this Search" under the category "Format", check the box for "Print Book" to limit the search to print titles.


Click the title link for any relevant book to see the full record. 



From the full record view, click the arrow link labeled "Browse the Shelf". Note this will only be available for books labeled "Held by Westfield State University Ely Library. 


This will display books that are shelved beside the initial title in the stacks (the call numbers are sequential). This is an effective way to locate multiple titles relevant to the same topic.  Note that some books may have Ely Library Reference as a location - these books cannot be borrowed. 

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