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NC Live, Other Databases and Resources: Finding Books

Guide to helping students accessing library services from off-campus

How to find Books in the Boyd Library

Library Catalog

Searching the Library Catalog

  1. Click on the “Library Catalog” Link
  2. Choose the type of search (Default is “all fields”) Click the “Search” button
  3. Search terms can also be added, deleted, or redone. Type terms in the search box and click the “Search” button
  4. 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.
  5. The “pop up” will give the information to find the status and location of the item.

How to Find Ebooks

Instructions for Finding Ebooks

  • Click on the NCLIVE Icon
  • If you are off-campus, a prompt to enter your Sandhills Login will appear
  • It will be the same as your Sandhills Email or Moodle login.
  • You will now be at the NCLIVE search screen for Ebooks
  • Go down to the second (2nd) search box. It will be below the “BROWSE NC LIVE RESOURCES” title
    1. The box should also say “Search NC LIVE E-Books”
  • Type in your search terms and click the “SEARCH” button
  • A screen with a list of titles that match your search will appear
  • You may now have one of two options appear
    1. A screen that says “Welcome to Ebook Central!” and wants you to select your institution. SELECT SANDHILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE and click “Continue” The links to view the ebook should now appear.
    2. The other option should take you directly to the link to read the Ebook.

Click here for an illustrated guide to search NCLIVE Ebooks