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Find Books & Media: The Library Catalog

Central Search includes everything in our library catalog: books, ebooks, music and scores, videos, government information, and much more. In this section, you will learn how to search for items owned by our library, what's not included, and how to use Interlibrary Loan and OK-Share Card.

How to Use Central Search

The library catalog "Central Search" Closed caption available
Length: Self-paced, about 10 minutes
Source: UCO Library
Description: Central Search is UCO's one-stop portal to books, media, and most of our articles.

How to Use Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan "Interlibrary Loan Tutorial"
Length: Self-paced, about 5 minutes
Source: UCO Library
Description: We can borrow items for you with ILL. With an OK-Share Card you can borrow at other academic libraries in person. You can also search libraries worldwide with WorldCat.

What's in a Library's Catalog?

What's in a library catalog? "What's in a Library's Catalog?" (Transcript)
Length: 2.5 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: What can you expect to find in a library catalog, and what's not included?

What is a Scholarly Book?

How can you tell if a book is scholarly? "What is a Scholarly Book?" (Transcript)
Length: 2 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: How can you tell if a book is scholarly?

Need more information?

Research Companion is a collection of self-guided video tutorials that can guide you through each step of the research process.

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