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LibGuides - Getting Started: Book from Catalog

About Books from Catalog

LibGuides makes it so simple to add information regarding books to any guide and content box... Follow the instructions provided here!

This is what it can look like if you select the same description display options... Other choices are to not display the full description but to instead have it pop up if the user hovers over the item title OR an information icon.  

Adding a Book from the Catalog to a LibGuide

  1. Go to the LibGuide and content Box where you want the book from the library catalog added
  2. Go to Add/Reorder and select Book from the Catalog
  3. Make sure the Create New Book from the Catalog tab is selected
  4. Enter the ISBN number for the book and click on Get Book Info
  5. The author, title, publication information, description and cover art will automatically be added  
  6. You may enter a local call number and/or URL to the item in the catalog if you want  
  7. Determine how you want the description to be displayed and the position for the item within the box 
  8. Click on Save