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Tutorial Guides

The following guides provide tutorials for the Skeen Library and its resources.

Search from the Home Page

  1. The Catalog search is the default search box on the library's home page.
  2. The tabs at the top allow you to easily specify format.
  3. Search just within the Skeen Library or expand your search to other libraries
    (expanding the search is useful for finding materials to request through interlibrary loan)
  4. The advanced search option gives you a guided search for more specific results

Search Results

  1. Search limiters allow you to expand and narrow your search results.
  2. Each item in the results list show the title, author, format (e.g. Print book or eBook), and holding library.
  3. Print resources show the shelving location, call number, and availability.
  4. The share button allows you to email, cite, or copy the item's permalink.
    The star button allows you to add the item to your list. Lists are cleared when the search session ends, but can be copied to your library account.
  5. Library quick links and sign in to your account.

Item Details

  1. The search results remain open on the left to allow for easy continued browsing
  2. The item details open on the right
  3. Availability/Holdings show the location of the item and links to e-versions when available
  4. Open the description for more details (e.g. summary/abstract, contents, subjects)

NMT Skeen Library


801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801


(575) 835-5614