LINKcat Help

Searching LINKcat

  • To search by keyword, enter your word(s) into the search box at the top of the screen and hit the enter key or click the Go button. LINKcat will search for all the terms entered.
  • Use the drop-down menus to the left of the search box for more search options and to limit by format.
  • The first dropdown box allows you to search by Keyword (Library Catalog), Title, Author, Subject, ISBN, Series, and call number.
  • Use the second dropdown box to limit by format, including book, visual, sound, and online (downloadable) formats.
  • More search tips

Sort your search results

From the results page, use the Relevance drop-down menu in the upper right corner of the screen and select an option from the list.

Refine (narrow) your search results

From your results page, select one of  the options on the left side of the screen to refine your search results.

View item record

From the results page, select a record to view and click on the title. From this screen, see if an item is available at a library, place a hold, save it to a private list, add it to a cart, and print the record. Note: You must be signed into your LINKcat account to place holds and save to private lists.

New search

Enter new new term(s) into the search box or click on the LINKcat logo to return to the LINKcat home page.

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Printable version of LINKcat Searching help (English-pdf)

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LINKcat is brought to you by 47 member libraries of the South Central Library System.