Catalogue Tutorial

Welcome to the Know it all! catalogue tutorial.


1. This tutorial will take around five minutes to complete.
2. You will need the Flash plugin to view this tutorial. This will take a minute to download.
3. Jump to a particular section of the tutorial using the menu on the left and follow the Next buttonbuttons to proceed.
4. Return Home to this page to jump to another section of the tutorial.


Using the Learning Commons catalogue is one of the main ways of locating the information you need to complete a project.

Upon completion of this tutorial you will be able to:

  • use the Learning Commons catalogue to find resources by author, subject and words or phrase
  • access the catalogue both on and off campus
  • read the catalogue entry to establish holdings and locations for resources
  • understand the catalogue record
  • access other libraries' catalogues through the Internet
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What is the catalogue?
Using the catalogue
Search options
How to search
Search results
Item information
Catalogue record entry
Advanced searching
Other features
Call numbers
Other catalogues
Student tips