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On the library's homepage, type a keyword, title, or author into the Quick Search box:
In the left sidebar (Refine Results area), place a checkmark by Books, eBooks, Video. Click View Item Record in Catalog to locate additional information about the item.
Note: Use Advanced Search to limit to a specific library location (Juvenile collection, Popular, New Books), format, language, date, etc.
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Maryville Public Library Catalog
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Finding a book or item
The LOCATION describes where the item is shelved. In this example, the book Programming in Objective-C is located in the main collection on the 3rd floor. The call number tells us that the book is in the 005 area. Use the call number ranges located at the ends of each row to find numbers beginning with 005.
To find 005.117 K76p on the shelf:
- Read the .117 in decimal order. This means that 005.117 will be somewhere in between 005.1 and 005.2.
- Next, read the K76p in alphabetical order first and then by numerical order. The lower case letter is also then read in alphabetical order.
- The last four digits of the example in the photograph identifies when the book was published.
Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary
As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from Dictionaries of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You’ll still find present-day meanings in the OED, but you’ll also find the history of individual words, and of the language—traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books. [ How to search ]
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