Guide to the Library catalogue

Use the Library catalogue to find materials -- books, e-books, music, films, journals, and much more -- held at all Memorial Libraries.

NOTE: The catalogue lists journals and other periodicals (e.g. Maclean's, Journal of the Canadian Medical Association) to which the Libraries have subscriptions. The catalogue does NOT list articles contained in journals and periodicals. To find articles on a topic, use article search. Then use the Get It at Memorial button or the catalogue to find out whether MUN has the journal title -- NOT the article title -- you need.

Quick tips |  How to search |  My Account |  Print, save, e-mail, or RefWorks |  How to find a book on the shelf


Quick tips

How to search

Keyword search

  1. Select the "Keyword" button above the search box.
  2. Under "Search for", use the drop-down menu to choose what kind of information to search -- Author, Title, Subject, Periodical Title, etc, or use the default Search Everything to search all categories listed.
  3. Enter the words or phrases you wish to search, combining your terms with AND, OR, NOT as appropriate (Help with search statements).
  4. Click Search Catalogue or press Enter.

Starting with...

Use Starting with... to find a title, author or subject heading starting with the words entered.

  1. Select the "Starting with..." button above the search box.
  2. Under "Search for", use the drop-down menu to choose what kind of information to search. E.g.: Author, Title, Subject, Periodical Title. NOTE: You cannot use Search Everything and Starting with... together.
  3. Enter the words in the exact order you want them searched. If a title starts with A, AN, or THE, leave out this initial word.
    For an author search, type the last name first.
  4. Click Search Catalogue or press Enter.

My Account

To log into your account, you need a Library User ID and PIN from the Circulation Desk. My Account allows you to renew books, see what materials you have checked out, and change your PIN.

Print, save, e-mail or add to RefWorks

Before you print, save or e-mail information from the catalogue, you must select the titles you want by clicking the Keep box. Select Kept from the top or bottom of the screen and then choose the appropriate buttons to Print, Save, E-mail, or add records to RefWorks.

How to find a book on the shelf

You have the call number -- now what? How to find a book on the shelf.

For more help using the library catalogue, Ask a Librarian.