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UC Hastings Law Library Catalog Search Tips: Home

This guide provides tips for searching the Library's Catalog (Encore) for books, and Catalog Plus for books and articles. It also explains some of the Catalog's "Advanced Search" features.

Searching the Library Catalog - Overview

This guide provides search tips for using the UC Hastings Law Library's Online Catalog (Encore), and explains how to:

  • Do a basic search for books and e-books using the "Catalog" tab.
  • Do a basic search for books and articles using the "Catalog Plus" tab.
  • Do an Advanced Search.
  • Find Course Reserve items.
  • Check your library record to check due dates and to renew items
  • Pay library fines
  • Find Books by a Specific Author
  • Find Books by Subject
  • Find Books by Title
  • Find Books Using Advanced Search
  • Find Books with Part of Title or Author
  • Find Journals by Exact Title
  • Find Journals by Words in the Title
  • Use the Classic Catalog

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