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Katharine L. Boyd Library

Library Resources: NC Live, Database Subscriptions, and Other Resources: Finding Books

Guide to helping students accessing library services from off-campus

Library Contacts

If you need Research Assistance, Contact one of our Librarians

Carl Danis, Director of Library Resources
(910) 695-3820

Tammy Stewart, Dean of Learning Resources
(910) 695-3821

Circulation Desk/Information
(910) 695-3819

Finding Books

Searching the Catalog

Searching the Library Catalog

  1. Choose the type of search (Default is “all fields”)

  1. Enter the Search terms, in the box, and click the search button

  1. At the results screen choices to narrow the search are possible, if desired.
    1. After each change in the left column, click the “include” or “exclude” button

  1. Search terms can also be added, deleted, or redone. Type terms in the search box and click the “Search” button

  1. Scroll through the list until the desired item is found. IMPORTANT!!!! Click on the title of the item needed. A “pop up” window will appear with information on finding the item.

  1. The “pop up” will give the information to find the status and location of the item.

Chat with a Librarian

If you need research assistance and wish to chat with a Librarian "real time" click the "Ask a Librarian" logo below to chat with a librarian live. 

Chat is monitored 24/7 by professional Librarians with Masters degrees accredited by the American Library Association.  There is no coverage on Federal holidays with the following exceptions: Washington's Birthday, Columbus Day and Veterans Day.