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Logging In to Renew & Place Holds

We are working on making it easier to renew and place holds on books from home. In the meanwhile here’s how to log in to your Library account to do these important tasks. Here’s the log in page: http://bank.waldo.kohalibrary.com/app/ Your

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Reference Questions: Where are all the Multicultural Education Books?

Q: Where are all the multicultural education books? Is there a section I can browse? A: Strictly speaking there is no “multicultural section.” There are a variety of places where students can find books on this topic. But, a good

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Reference Questions: Books With More Than One Location

Q: I’m looking for this book. The record says Claudia Lewis collection, where is that? A: There are lots of books that are in more than one location in the library. For instance, in the record for the book above,

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Search the Catalog the Easy Way

We’ve made a few adjustments to the Library’s homepage search box – it’s a little more user-friendly we think. First up, type in your topic and check to see that you’ve selected the Library Catalog radio button. Now, you have

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Koha Pop-ups

About two months ago I came across this little hidden Koha gem. It’s a pop-up box that’s activated by clicking more on the left hand side of the online catalog. I excitedly told a co-worker, but forgot about it with

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Course Reserves

Students and faculty will be thrilled to learn that Course Reserves are now online thanks to some nifty bits of coding and keystrokes from our dedicated team of librarians (Kristin, and Jackie – Yay). This is how to do it.

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Koha: Advanced Search

It’s been a month since we launched koha, our new catalog system. We’ve had lots of good feedback from patrons, one which made us smile was from a busy mom who tracked down a lost book with the help of

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Our new wall tattoo from Liz Wong. Pride 2017 kick-off party decoration. Thank you Eliza C. We're going live! Woot, woot! We have a new heavy-duty electric stapler (up to 45 pages). LGBTQ+ Visibility Project is up. Go see it in the lobby. The 2017 Josette Frank Award winner Wendelin Van Draanen for "The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones." Participating in the chair selection process for the 4th, 6th & 7th floors. This is our new meditation, prayer, nursing space.