Santa Fe Public Library

New Catalog: Tips and Tricks Part 1

Part 1: Get the Most Out Of Your Searches

Looking for something specific?

Try these tools for customizing, personalizing and saving your favorite searches.

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Search Results

Sort your search results by:

  • Best Match
  • Newest First
  • Oldest First
  • Author
  • Title
  • Date Added
  • Call Number
  • Total Checkouts
  • User Rating

Saving Searches

Do you look for the same kind of items every month?

If you always want to find the newest Mystery novels or DVDs, you can create and then save a search to your account:

1. Start an empty search by clicking on GO.

2. Choose your search parameters using “Sort Results By” and

3. “Narrow Your Results” options.

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4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on “Save Search.”

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You can sort and save the Library’s Browse Lists the same way.

Viewing Searches 

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You can also view your search results as all covers. 

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or a list with covers

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or a list with no covers.  

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Importing Old Lists

Did you use saved lists in the old catalog?

It’s easy to import them.  Just click on “My Lists” in your account, then choose “Import Existing Lists.”

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New Catalog: Tips and Tricks Part 2