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<h4>Searching and Browsing the Library</h4>

<p>There are two ways to view the library resources, including books,
magazines, periodicals, videos, music, and hanging files.</p>

<p>The first method is to <b>Browse</b> the collection. Simply click on
the Browse button on the left side of the screen. You may optionally
select a particular type of media (books only, periodicals only, etc) or a
particular topic (computers, magazines, etc).</p>

<p>The second method is to <b>Search</b> for an exact word or phrase. In
the Search box to the lower left of your screen, click on one of the
buttons beside <i>Title</i> or <i>Author</i>. Next enter your search text
in the blank field. Finally, click on the Search button.</p>

<p>Your results will be displayed to the right side of the screen. You can
learn more about the search results by clicking on the <i>View</i> link on
the far right of each resource listing.</p>

<small><b>Technical Note:</b> The Search is case-insensitive and matches 
exact phrases. If you type part of a word, Search will find all 
occurrences of that word fragment.</small>

<h4>Signing Out Resources</h4>

<p>In order to sign out a resource, you must visit our
drop-in-center/office during Office Hours.</p>

<p>You may sign out a resource for three weeks. An office volunteer will
ask you for your name and either a phone number or email that you can be
reached at. This information will be kept confidential. Should the
resource become overdue, you will be contacted and reminded to return the

<h4>Contact Us</h4>

<p>If you have any questions about the library or would like to sign out a
resource, please contact us by phone or email.

<h4>Volunteer Help</h4>

<p>Our Volunteers wishing to sign-out or return a resource must <b>login
first</b> by clicking on the link near the top left of the screen.</p>

<h4>About the Library Web Site</h4>

<p>This site is run by OLA (Online Library Application). It is written in
PHP (a web scripting language) and uses a MySQL database for storage.  
This application and all its components are freely available. See the <a
href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/ola/">OLA Project</a> web site for
more details.</p>

<p class="center"><img src="images/ola.gif"></a></p>
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