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UC Hastings Law Library Catalog Search Tips: Viewing Your Library Record

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.

Reviewing Items Checked Out

If you would like to see what you have checked out of the UC Hastings Law Library, or view your holds, you can log in to your Library record by clicking on "My Record," under "Library Links," in the lower right-hand corner of the Library's Encore catalog page:

From there, you will be prompted to log in using your usual Hastings login (email) credentials, OR the barcode and name information from your Hastings Library (student ID) card:

Once you are logged in to your account, you can view and renew items checked out to you, check item due dates, or view any holds you may have placed on checked-out items:

Paying Library Fines

After logging in to your Library account, you can view any fines you may have accrued:

To pay your fines, click on the "Classic Catalog" link on the lower right-hand side of the Encore catalog search page . . .

. . . and click on "Pay a Library Fine," from the "Library Services" menu on the left-hand side of the screen . . .

. . . or, from the Library's home page, click on "Library Services," then "Your Libary Account," then "Pay Your Library Fine":



From there, you will be taken to a screen where you will will enter your payment information:

Overdue fine payments do not post immediately to your account.  If your account has not yet been cleared, and you need to check an item out, please speak to the librarian on duty at the UC Hastings Law Library Reference Desk.