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Welcome to the 'How to Use the Library Catalogue' Guide.

Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

Library users can search for details of items held in campus libraries using the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).

The catalogue can be accessed using dedicated OPAC terminals located in campus libraries or from any PC with internet access.

Library OPAC

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Author, Title or Keyword

Items may be found using an Author, Title or Keyword search or by combining searches using the advanced search option.

Borrower Record

The catalogue system also allows registered users to check their borrower record and renew & reserve library materials online using ‘my account’ – to access this facility you logon using your desktop username and password.


Library staff are here to help – if you need more information about using the catalogue or other library services, please ask a member of staff for assistance.

Library Catalogue Tutorial #2

My Library Account Tutorial #3

Reservations Tutorial #5