Look for the Watch!
Look for the watch to find the best time saving techniques throughout this and the databases LibGuides.
What's In It?
COM Library WorldCat has COM Library items such as books, eBooks and media.
- Get APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Turabian style citations. Here's how.
- Narrow your search by format.
- Refine your search by:
- Sort your search by:
- Library and Relevance (the default)
- Relevance Only
- Date (Newest First)
- Date (Oldest First)
- Get permalinks to library items and searches.
- Use multiple languages.
- Find items in other libraries.
- Preview the books
- Share on social networks
How to Use WorldCat
Access WorldCat on or off campus to search for items in COM Library. Find thousands of books, eBooks and lots of Media items that were purchased specifically to support your classes at College of the Mainland. WorldCat will even provide APA and MLA style citations.
Save Time Before You Search with Boolean Operators
Boolean operators and other commands allow you to group, include, or exclude certain terms in your search or make your search more specific. You can use these operators to make your search more efficient and save yourself some time:
Save Time with Advanced Search
More often than not you will not need to use Advanced search, but it's available when you need it. Look for Advanced Search next to the Search button. A good time to use Advanced Search is when you want to restrict your search more than once, such as both a specific author and a specific subject.
Restrictions in Advanced Search you can restrict your search by many option. These are just the most popular. Use the pull down menu by the search field to see each option:
- keyword(same as regular search)
Limits in Advanced Search you can limit your search to: