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Library Catalog

The Library Catalog is a search tool of all the materials in the North Hall Library.  図書館目録はノースホール図書館の資料の検索ツールで す  

The Catalog is available on the Library's website at 

Books are good for starting your research.  Their information is broad and historical so you can get a good general understanding of your topic.  They are not helpful for narrow and current topics. 

MU Library Catalog - Search for a book by Title

Search the Library Catalog for the book Killing Commendatore by Murakami. 

Step 1.  On the Library homepage, click on the MU Catalog/ Books tab. 

Step 2.  Type Killing Commendatore in the search box.  Click the Search button.  If it says Available in North Hall Library, the book is available for you to borrow.  

Step 3.  Find the call number for the book:   PL856.U673 K5713 2018

Step 4.  See where that call number is in the library.  Fourth Floor North   PL856.U673 K5713 2018  

Book Stacks

A – HT      3 North
HV - PR    4 North
PS - Z       4 South

Step 5.  Find the book on the shelf.

Step 6:  Check out the book!  Take it to the Circulation Desk to check out the book.  The Circulation Desk is located nearby the main entrance of the library.

Step 7.  If you have any questions please Ask a Librarian!  or email us at or telephone 570-662-4671.

MU Library Catalog and keywords

Use the MU Library Catalog to find books, videos, scores, CDs and other materials in North Hall Library.  You can search for authors 著者名 , titles タイトル , subject headings 件名 , and keywords キーワード , and you can even limit your search to certain kinds of materials (such as Audio Visual).

There are a few different ways to use the MU Library Catalog to find items by using keywords. 

  1. Search
    • The default search box searches by keywords キーワード.  You might select your two or three keywords from among the following information:
      1. Author 著者名    Please remember to type the last name first and put a space between names.  Example: Murakami Haruki
      2. Title タイトル or portion of title  
  2. Advanced Search
    • You can choose specific fields (i.e. author 著者名, title タイトル, or subject heading 件名) to search
  3. Limits
    • Once you have a list of titles, you can use the facets on the left to limit your results to one of the following:
      • Author/Creator Murakami, Haruki
      • Resource Type - Books
      • Resource Type - Audio Visual
      • Limit To:  Checked In for print books
      • Library Location - First Floor Atrium
      • Library Location - Fourth Floor North
      • Library Location - Fourth Floor South