Pickler Library Alert!
Do you want to know when the library receives…..
on Egypt? ... presidential elections? ...
on Islam? ... China? ... adopted children?
novels by John Grisham? ... Tom Clancy?
You can perform searches in the Library Catalog, and save
them to be matched against new items received in the Library’s collection.
Here’s how to set up your profile.
1. Click on on the Library’s Home Page
Type your first name. Tab to the next box.
Type your University ID# (your Banner number with leading zeros).
Enter your PIN. (You will have to create a PIN if this is the first time logging
into your library account)
Click on SUBMIT.
2. Click on Search the Catalog
Perform the search you want to save. See
search examples below.
3. Click on
4. Click on
5. Click on
6. Mark the box
7. Click on
You can save up to 10 searches. These can be author, subject, title, or
On Mondays you will be alerted by email of any recently received titles that
match your saved searches.
Click on Author—Type author’s last name first.
Click on Keyword—Create your search using all possible
middle east or iraq or iran or israel or palestin* or kuwait or lebanon
(capital punishment or death penalty) and (laws or legal*)
food and (genetic* or bioengineer* or biotech*)
Note: Use the asterisk to
find all forms of the word (genetic*=genetic, genetics, genetically)
Only Videos, Only CD’s, etc.
On the main search page, select the Keyword Guided Search.
Use the Material Format box to limit to a particular format.
If you want only videos or DVDs, you would limit to VIDEOS/FILMS.
If you want to save a search for jazz CD’s, you would create a
search like the one in the box. After you save it, you would
be notified whenever the Library receives new jazz CD's.