In this catalog there are two ways to search for books (and films). Both methods are effective under certain circumstance, so it's often best to use both.
Tip! To view the most recently published books at the top of your list of results, sort by "Date-newest" instead of Relevance or Title.
HELP: The CATQuest User Guide serves as an introduction to the discovery tool CATQuest. How to Search CATQuest is a guide for finding books in the UVM Libraries (the Library Catalog). Brief interactive tutorial Searching the Libraries' Collections With CATQuest.
Browse search ( Library Catalog-CATQuest)
Selected Subject Headings
|buddhism|| spiritual life buddhism||protestantism||catholic church liturgy|
|buddhism united states||religious life buddhism||protestantism united states||lord's supper catholic church|
|buddhism rituals||meditation buddhism||catholic church united states||lord's supper liturgy|
|buddhism customs and practices||christianity united states||catholic church doctrines||lord's supper|
Use the Advanced Search mode for the Keyword search.
And - combines terms; All terms must be present; narrows and focuses a search. Example: buddhism AND rituals
Tip: AND must be uppercase.
Or - combines synonyms or alternative terms that have a similar meaning; ANY of the terms must be present; broadens your search. Example: rituals OR rites
Tip: , OR must be uppercase
Tip: To search for a word/root word and all its possible endings, use the truncation symbol * : [ceremon* finds ceremony, ceremonies, ceremonial]
Sample Keyword Search in the Advanced Search mode:
Find a useful book in the stacks? Browse in that area to discover other books that might be useful. Most likely the books you find are on the 2nd floor, in the "B" call number range.
Bring book/s to the Circulation Desk, located next to the library's entrance. Your student ID serves as your library card. The loan period for undergraduate students is 4 weeks. You may request a renewal if you still need the book/s after the due date.
Check out as many books as you need.
If a book you need is checked out, you may Recall the book from the person who has it. The Library will contact you when the book is returned, and will be held for you at the Circulation Desk.