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New Interface for URI Libraries Search: Catalog Changes Overview

Information on features and functions of the new interface for the URI Libraries Search

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Preview the New URI Libraries Search Interface!

The URI Libraries Search now has an improved and streamlined user interface!

While we are still fine-tuning aspects of the new design, it contains the same materials as the current catalog, and works similarly.

To try out the new catalog, click here.

Let us know what you think about the new design on this form or on the Feedback tab of this guide.



The URI Libraries' Catalog

Here are some of the features you'll find in the updated URI Libraries Search:

  • Search for books, articles, and more!
  • Expand your results to search beyond the URI Libraries
  • Improved searching and refining options
  • You can change the ranking of your results from relevance to date, and vice-versa
  • Refine search by subject, title, topic, language, format, and more
  • Generate citations right from the catalog, or quickly export to RefWorks, Zotero, and other citation managers
  • Save results for later use
  • Browse virtual shelves to see similar results 
  • Search course reserves
  • Call number searching
  • Ability to limit items by location within each library

Why the update?

The new version of the catalog makes it easier for you to save and share materials without navigating to new pages, and offers enhanced functionality on mobile devices.

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