Apollo offers conveniences and powerful ways for you to access information. The on-line catalog is available for your use from any Internet capable computer in the library, at home, or anywhere. There are two primary capabilities: the catalog and your library account. To get started searching, follow the instructions on the catalog provided here.
ACCESSING THE CATALOG:
You can search Apollo directly from this website using the search boxes on any page.
Or, you can go directly to the catalog at https://panorama.biblionix.com/catalog/ and use all the full searching features available there.
There are 3 ways of searching: “Search/Search All Fields”, “More Search Options”, and “See What’s Hot”.
Search All Fields: most likely, you’ll want to use this simple search. It performs a Google® type search. It searches all titles, subtitles, authors’ first and last names, various notes, and a number of other fields. You’ll be presented with the list of items that match all of the words you entered. Word order and letter case do not matter. To use this method, simply type a word, words, or phrase into the “Search” blank at the top of the screen. Then either push the Enter key on your keyboard, or click the GO! button.
Other search options in the drop-down menu are “Title Starts With”, “Title Contains”, and “Author”.2000
Keyword Search Examples:
o Books by David Baldacci: David Baldacci
o Comedy Videos: Comedy films
o Books about travel: travel
o Items involving a particular fictitious character: Precious Ramotswe (from Alexander McCall Smith’s series No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency)
o That book you heard about recently by Alan Alda that has dog somewhere in the title: Alan Alda Dog
More Search Options are available on the catalog home page. We invite you to try and use them all.
For more detailed instructions on searching the catalog, click on this link — Catalog
For more detailed instructions on your account, click on this link — Member accounts