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What does the "status" in the library catalog mean?

The library catalog shows a status for each item indicating whether or not it is available for checkout:

Determining the status of a searched item. 
These are the status messages you may see, and their meanings: 

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Do you have maps of the library?

Yes, visit this page for library maps and help locating specific areas in the library.

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Where are journals in Randall Library?

Bound Periodicals are located on the first floor. See the map.

Current Periodicals are located on the first floor, next to Port City Java. See the map.

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Where is the General Collection?

The General Collection is on the second floor of the library. See the map.

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How do I find material that my professor says is on course reserve?

  • All reserve materials are listed in Blackboard Learn on your course page.
  • Books, DVDs and other media on reserve can be located by searching the Library’s catalog or by following the link on your course page in Blackboard Learn.
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Where is the record collection?

 

Records with the Location UNCW A/V Phonodiscs are located in the Technical Services area, on shelves beside the Conference Room. Any staff member can access this collection and pull records for students to check out.

 

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Can I check out the BD 119?

The paper version of the BD-119 was last printed 2012-2013 and is available for students, staff and faculty to check out. It is on 2 hour reserve at the Circulation Desk, listed under the course name "Faculty Staff."

For more recent information, The Raleigh News and Observer maintains a searchable database.

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How do I use Course Reserves?

  • Logon to Blackboard Learn and access your course page.  If you run into issues or have questions, please contact the TAC at 962-HELP (4357) or tac@uncw.edu.
  • Locate the title of the item that you need to access
    • If the item is a PDF, open the item and read, save or print
    • If the item is a link to the Library catalog, clink on the link, note the call number and request the item by call number at the circulation desk