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FINDING A PRINT BOOK

 These instructions will show you how to limit to physical materials held in the library before you click on Search

STEP 1: SEARCH

To search for a physical, print materials available in the library, enter your search terms/topic.

To the right of the search box, choose one of the following options: 

MVC Library Catalog - to search for Physical materials held only at MVC
RCCD Library Catalog - to to search for Physical materials held at any RCCD library (RCC, Norco or MVC)

 

This will show you print materials available in the library such as books, magazines, videos, CDs, etc. related to your search.  

If looking for a book, be sure to pay attention to the type of item (book, reference entry, article, etc).

 

Search Results

STEP 2 : FILTER/LIMIT

 

Filter your search results by library or availability On the left side of the screen, you can limit your results to books available at a specific college, or to items available in the library or online. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEP 3: FIND OUT WHERE THE BOOK IS

 

Click on the title of the book to see more information – such as the book's status, location, call number (where it can be found in the library), description, table of contents, and subject headings.

 

Locations in One Search

 

STEP 4: GO GET YOUR BOOK! (OR ASK FOR HELP!!)

 

If the item is available at the library then write the location and call number down on a slip of paper and look for it on the shelf, or ask a librarian to help you locate it. If the item is at another college, or is checked out then you can request the item by logging in and following these instructions. If you have any questions or issues with any of this then feel free to ask a librarian for help!

 

Location in the Catalog Location in the Library
Reserves Behind the circulation desk
Circulating Textbooks 2nd floor of the library, back wall
Main Stacks A - G on the 2nd floor; H - Z on the 3rd floor
Reference 2nd floor of the library
Juvenile 2nd floor of the library
Good Reads 2nd floor of the library
New Books 2nd floor of the library
Periodicals 2nd floor of the library

 

Librarian

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Debbi Renfrow
Contact:
Moreno Valley College
16130 Lasselle St.
Moreno Valley, CA 92551
Website
Reference: (951) 571-6447 | Circulation: (951) 571-6356 | Text/SMS: (951) 319-7358 | Email: reference@mvc.edu; circulation@mvc.edu | Drop in Zoom: mvc.edu/library | Chat: mvc.edu/library