Search for resources

When you search for library resources, you can enter search terms such as the following:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Donor
  • Subject
  • Call number
  • Call number and volume (for serial publications)

You can also search by the following record identifiers:

  • ISBN (international standard book number)
  • ISSN (international standard serial number)
  • National bibliography number
  • Other standard identifier
  • Control number

In the search results, Vega displays items that match your search terms. If you select a title or an author, Vega displays information about the resource and related items, contributors, and topics that you can explore.

You must sign in to access all the features that Vega offers. When you sign in and perform a search, the Search Results page and the Resource page list availability at your home library first. Vega lists availability at other locations after the home location.

After your initial search, you can search for serial publications by call number and volume. For more information, see the following topics: