In the interest of preserving public health and limiting the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all of our Public Libraries are CLOSED Saturday, March 14 through Wednesday, April 15. The public is encouraged to take advantage of all the digital resources the Public Library offers online.
The due date for all items that are due between Saturday March 14 and Wednesday April 15 has been extended to Wednesday April 22.
Holds that are 'Ready for Pickup' will continue to be held for you through the first week after we reopen.
Holds that are 'In Transit' for you will be processed after we reopen.

Any library card that was due for a scheduled update during this period has been updated through May 1.
Assistance is available by phone during the closure Monday through Friday 10:00AM to 4:00 PM  For general information please call (505) 768-5141.  If you need assistance with your account or a library card please call (505) 768-5170.

Catalog Help

Results List

Brief Description and Location

Results of a search are displayed in a list. On the left are check boxes, the item type; on the left of the screen is the title of the resource with the item type in brackets, and more information underneath the title. You can use the check boxes to add many items to a list (use the button near the search bar to add them) or directly from the entry. If the resource is available in electronic format the link "Access Additional Electronic Resources" will appear at the bottom of the entry.

Use the linked author listing to discover more books by the same author. Select the linked call number to browse items shelved nearby. If there are copies available to be placed on hold and sent to a local branch, Place Hold will appear.

Item Description

Detailed Description

In the detailed view of the record is the number of copies and what the status of those items at branch libraries. Details include physical descriptions, notes, a short plot summary, call #, additional authors, Library of Congress subject headings, series information, the ISBN. Many of these fields are hyperlinks and will initiate a search for similar items.

Library of Congress subject headings are linked; select one to view other items that have the same subject.

On the right of the screen are operations that allow you to Place Hold, Add to My Lists, Add to Cart, view the MARC cataloging display, etc.

Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Additional Resources are listed in the NoveList Results section. Other titles in the same series will be listed, as well as items that are readalikes title. Usually, similar authors are listed, as well as a explanation of why readalike titles or authors have been recommended. Appeal terms are linked, allowing you to see other books that may appeal to you in the same way. NoveList also provides articles that include the title you are viewing, and can suggest book recommendation newsletters that you may like to sign up for.

Some titles include a Lexile rating, which is a measure for the reading level or difficulty of the item. Those that include this rating will also have a search, allowing you to see titles within the Lexile range that you specify.

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