On the Home Page you can link to all areas of the OPAC via the homepage.

Catalog URL: http://ursus.maine.edu

To begin searching

  1. Select the type of search by selecting an index from the drop down menu on the Search Index box.
  2. Begin by typing in the terms of your search into the Search Terms box.
  3. To view all locations, retain the ==View Entire Collection== option. Otherwise, select the library institution from the drop down menu.
  4. Click the Submit button.

Additional Searches

  1. Click on one of the links at the bottom of the page. -OR-
  2. Choose one of the options from the (More Searches) drop down menu near the upper right corner of the screen.

View Your Library Account

  1. To view your library account, select the My Library Account link at the top right of the screen.
  2. Enter the name on the account and the library barcode number.
  3. Click the Submit button.

Advanced Keyword Search

When using the Keyword Search index you can narrow or modify your search.

  1. Select the Modify Search button at the middle top of the screen.
    Narrow your results by:

    1. entering in additional search terms
    2. adding limits.
  2. Select Submit.

Requesting an Item

  1. Search for the item of interest.
  2. Enter the record by clicking on the title.
  3. Select the Request link near the top left corner.
  4. Enter the account name and library barcode number on the Request Verification screen .
  5. Select the Submit button.