Card Catalog TUTORIAL

  1. Go to Benton Public Library’s SWLS Card Catalog.
    **Make sure it says Benton Public Library on the top left
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  2. Click Log In.
  3. Use your Library Card Number and Password to get access
    ** Make sure it says Benton Public Library on Library Selection drop down bar
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  4. Search for your items
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  5. Results will come up and then select an item to view its full records
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  6. Next to Details in the middle section, click Where To Find It
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  7. Check Availability and then selectcard_tutorial_19
    • green means Available
    • yellow means Checked Out
    • red means Reserve in Checkout or In Transit
  8. Once you’ve found item, click Place Hold.
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  9. You can now Reserve a Title.
    • Make sure pickup is Benton Public Library
    • Reserve Any Item is automatically check marked.
    • To select a certain copy, deselect Reserve Any Item and select an Available copy.
  10. Click Reserve to end transaction.
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  11. To check your Items on Hold, go to My Account.
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  12. Click Items on Hold to view current items and if they are In Transit or Reserved for Checkout.
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