What if you could search the library’s entire collection of popular material (books/e-Books, movies, music, etc.) along with its electronic resource subscriptions (Gale, Ebsco, etc.), Associated Press videos, and other free stuff in one place? Guess what? It’s here! Your library has just ramped up your search experience, and it’s called Calcasieu 1 Search.
No longer search the catalog for stuff, and then head over to our website to start another search. DO IT all within Calcasieu 1 Search.
Perform a search, and then filter your results to the catalog only, or filter by publication date, by source, by branch/location, etc.
How do you find Calcasieu 1 Search?
· Start at the Library’s website
· Via the Library’s catalog
o Perform search then choose the E-Databases option
BONUS content (not available in the Library catalog version)
· Research starters
· Continue your search with additional widgets (right side column).
· Access to Consumer Reports content
· Access many journals/magazines with print copies that are not available on the current newsstands.
· Access library location hours and phone numbers.
· Browse library programs/events.
Have you searched the library catalog not finding what you needed, only to have to leave the catalog, and then begin that same search with the State Library of La.’s resource called Loanshark? UGH! There’s no need to duplicate those searches now that you have Calcasieu 1 Search. Find a direct link to Loanshark within a specific search result by looking for the “View from LoanShark” option.
Need assistance with searching, or assistance with a particular search that you’ve just performed? Use the Ask-a-Librarian option. With it, you can email our staff for help. Bonus: you can attach your search results so that we can provide assistance more efficiently.
If you are ready to ramp up your way of searching, DO IT with Calcasieu 1 Search.