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MnPALS Quick Start

MnPALS is the library catalog and can be used to locate books, videos, CDs and DVDs. From the library homepage, click on IHCC Catalog or use the embedded search.

Search catalog:

Figure 1

keyword search

Advanced Search:

You may prefer the advanced search, which contains more options and allows you to limit by language, format, year, collection and library. You can also search multiple fields simultaneously. For example, you could search for books by a certain author on a specific subject.

advanced search

Display search results:

Figure 2

search results

To Save or Email results:

To check your borrowing record:

Adapted from Gustavus Adolphus College, 2005.

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