Viewing detailed information for a specific item

After doing a search, you may want to view more information about a particular item listed in the search results. Information Portal can display holdings information (availability) for the item, a brief summary of the item, links to more items by the same author or related subjects within the library, links to online bookstores that may carry the item for purchase, or links to related subjects on the World Wide Web.

If a particular item is available at other library locations, you can see holdings information for those locations by clicking the Other Locations button under the Copy/Holding information. If you do not have an Other Locations button, this item is only available at this location.

To view detailed information for a specific item

  1. Search for a library item.

Information Portal returns your search results as a list of titles.

  1. Click the title of the item whose detailed information you want to view.

Information Portal displays information for the title. If any item is available at another library, Information Portal displays the Other Locations button.

Tip:  If the item is part of a multi-volume set, you can see the volumes (V1., V2., and so forth) that apply to the item in the Copy/Holding information section.

  1. Do one or more of these options:

  2. If you want to see holdings information for another location, click Other Locations.

  3. If you want to see more information for a volume in a set, click the Volume link.

  4. If you want to see more holdings information for this title, click a page number link.

After viewing information about a specific item, you can: