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Searching the Catalog

  • From the Search Page, select your type of search
  • Enter your search term
  • Limit by library Collection/Location (optional)
  • Click the Submit button

Most materials can be renewed, with the exception of Course Reserves and those materials that have been requested by another library user.

  1. Login to My Account
  2. View the materials you have checked out
  3. Select the materials you want to renew by checking the boxes in the "RENEW" column and then click the Renew Checked button
  4. If you want to renew everything, click the Renew All button
  5. If the materials cannot be renewed, a message will appear on the screen
  6. If renewals are successful, a new due date will appear in the "STATUS" column
  7. Always check the "STATUS" column for information on the success or failure of your renewal

Most materials can be requested, with the exception of Course Reserves and certain media materials.

  1. Search the catalog to find the materials you'd like to request; click the green Request button to place a request
  2. Login to My Account to request the item be held for you
  3. Verify the item(s) you'd like to request, select your "Pickup Location", and enter an optional "Cancel this request after" date if you have a deadline for the material. Click the Submit button.
  4. If there are multiple volumes, select the volume(s) you'd like to request
  5. View the request verification
  6. To check the status of your request, login to My Account, and click on the Holds link to view your Holds
  7. You will receive e-mail notification to your Wright State e-mail account when the request has been filled and the item is ready for pickup

If you often search the catalog for a favorite author or subject, you can save that search and have the results e-mailed to you on a regular basis.

Saving a Search

  1. Log in to My Account.
  2. Enter your search terms and click the Search button
  3. When your results are displayed, click the Save as Preferred Search button; the search will now be saved in your Account

Viewing and Running Saved Searches

  1. The next time you log in to My Account, click on the Preferred Searches link
  2. Click on the Search link associated with any of the preferred search terms in the list to quickly execute your search

E-mail Notifications

  1. Checking the Mark for E-mail box will enable you to receive e-mail updates when new items have been added to the catalog fitting your search criteria; click the Update Lists button to save your changes

Deleting Saved Searches

  1. To delete a saved search, check the Mark to Remove box; click the Update Lists button to save your changes
  2. To delete all searches, click the Delete All Searches button

The My Lists feature allows you to click the My Lists button and save records into lists of your choice for future reference.

Creating a List

  1. Click the checkbox to select a record to add to your List, then click on the Add Checked to My Lists link
  2. If you are not logged into My Account, you will be prompted to login
  3. Select Create a New List, then enter your List Name and Description and click Submit
  4. One record has now been saved to your list titled Wolves

Viewing a List

  1. Login to My Account, then select the My Lists
  2. Select your List Name to see a list of titles

Deleting Items and Lists

  1. Log into My Account, then select the My Lists link
  2. To delete a list, click the checkbox beside the list, then click the Delete button
  3. To delete items from a list, select your List Name to see a list of titles; then click the checkbox beside the item(s) to delete and click the Delete Checked button

You may keep a record of the University Library materials (not OhioLINK materials) you check out by opting to activate My Reading History.

Opt In to My Reading History

  1. Log in to My Account
  2. Click on the My Reading History link
  3. To activate My Reading History, click on the Opt In button
  4. From this point on when you check out University Libraries owned materials (this service does not work with OhioLINK materials), your checkouts will be recorded and accessible in My Reading History

Remove Items from My Reading History

  1. Log in to My Account
  2. Click on the My Reading History link
  3. If you want to remove items from your reading history, fill in the Mark box, and click the Delete Checked button
  4. You may also use the Delete All button, to remove all items

Opt Out of My Reading History

  1. Log in to My Account
  2. Click on the My Reading History link
  3. To deactivate My Reading History, click the Delete All button to remove all items from your record
  4. Then click the Opt Out button