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All UT Health Science Center Libraries materials can be found using th Library Catalog. Find and search the catalog by the s visiting the homepage at www.library.uthscsa.edu The main Catalog page includes search options. www.library.uthscsa.edu.
Multiple search options are available
Click “Renew books” to renew materials already checked out
Keyword and Advanced Keyword Search
Keyword searching includes: Authors, Editors, Series titles, Title words, Subject words, and Series titles. • • • • Search terms can be combined with and, or, and not The default keyword search is and o renal failure finds the same items as renal and failure To search for a phrase, use quotation marks rch o example: “renal failure” Words can be truncated with an asterisk o orthopedic* will find orthopedic or orthopedics
Limit to specific Library locations and/or ocations material format
Narrow a search by year
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If your results list more than one item, you will see a list of results. By default, results are sorted by relevance to the search. You can change how results are sorted and displayed
For more information and location, click on the item title
This view includes complete bibliographic information as well as location and status of the item. Clicking Request will cause a checked-out book to be checked held for you when it is returned (places a hold)
Bookmark link can be copied for future use
Status indicates when a book is due if it is checked out
Location and call number Subjects are links. Clicking on them will find similar books
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Journal title searches in the catalog show you which volumes and issues we own of a specific journal. Search using the complete title if known. You may truncate or abbreviate the title. Journal abbreviations have been added to many records, but they may not always work.
• • • If the journal is available electronically, access information is shown here. Sometimes only the table of contents is available electronically. Status shows if a volume/issue is available on the shelf (“available”), non circulating (“Lib use only”), or checked non-circulating out. The list shows oldest issues first. Search for older print copies by year or click the button to see all print copies.
Latest Received shows the most recent print issue
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Remote Access to Electronic Books and Journals
Access to the catalog is freely available. Access to electronic journals and database is limited to UT Health Science databases Center students, faculty, staff, and fellows/residents. When you are off campus, you will be prompted to login with your ellows/residents. off-campus, prom last name, HSC badge number and your Library PIN if you attempt to access restricted materials. Only current registered library borrowers will login successfully. If you need assistance with your Library PIN, please need contact the Circulation Desk at (210) 567-2440 or email the Information Desk at AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu. 2440 AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu
Your HSC Badge Number is located on your UT Health Science Center ID Badge
Call Library Circulation at (210) 567-2440 if you need help with your PIN, PIN or click “Set you PIN in N” the orange box.
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