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Media Search Hints

The “Quick Search – Media Desk” search box is a keyword search for media materials in the library catalog.

Ways to Search:

  • Type in keywords or a phrase (e.g., “global warming”)
  • Type in a title (e.g., “an inconvenient truth”)
  • Type in a call number (e.g., “dvd-1367”)
  • Type in search words using Boolean operators (e.g., “gore AND environment”)
  • Type in a course number to find videos for a particular course (e.g., “hist 109" or "hist")

Advanced search in catalog

For more search options, use the Advanced Search screen and change the Location to “Media Desk.”