EXPLORE THE NEW CATALOG

The City Library has a new online catalog, and we've prepared a series of short videos to help you explore it. Take a narrated tour of the new catalog and learn how to use all of its new features and benefits. Still have questions? Don't hesitate to ask a librarian, or fill out our "Contact Us" form found here.

Episode 1:
Your First Login

This first episode walks you through the process of registering, and introduces you to the layout of your new user profile.

Episode 2:
Smart Searching

The second episode covers common language, keyword, faceted and advanded searching, as well as how to place a hold.

Episode 3:
Your Account

The third episode discusses all of the features of your new user account, including your borrowing records, holds, fines and how to renew material.

Episode 4:
Your Shelves

The fourth episode talks all about your personal digital shelves, with which you can curate collections of materials you've completed, are in progress with, or want to check out later.

Episode 5:
Your Lists

The fifth episode illustrates how to create and share various types of lists that you can share with other users.

Episode 6:
Socializing

The sixth episode introduces all the different ways you can socialize with other catalog users and how to control your privacy settings.

Episode 7:
Exploration

The seventh and final episode delves into advanced methods of how to browse and explore our catalog in brand new ways, matching you up with materials you may otherwise have never seen.