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Library Catalog
OPAC

Dalewood Middle Atrium Automation Library

Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)

Important Links

Along the top of the page, click "Links". You will see websites that are linked to the school library's home page. Some examples are: Chattanooga Public Library, TEL, Tennessee History for Kids, East Ridge Library, etc.

My Items

  • Teachers and students can log in to see what books they currently have checked out.
  • Teachers can create Bookbags that list items they want to check out.

Book Lists

  • Shows the lists of books that teachers want their students to read or books that connect to what they are teaching in their class.

Searching in OPAC

  • Search by title, author, subject, series title, dewey number, call number, donor, and ISBN.
  • Search by what kind of material it is: book, big book, video, magazine, etc.
  • Search shows added information about the material - cover image, book reviews, Table of Contents, and catalog card image. Click on the title to see this information.

 

Search Options

 

  • Visual Search
    • Search by classification, award winners, recent additions, and teacher-made book lists
  • Study Program
    • Search for Accelerated Reading materials based on reading level
  • State Standards
    • Search by state, grade, subject, keyword, or standard's number

Searching on netTrekker

  • Dalewood's catalog is connected to netTrekker, a fabulous subscription website that is full of resources for teachers and students, i.e., Assessments, Learning Exercises, Learning Games, Lesson PLans, etc.
  • When a topic is searched for in OPAC, a "SURFit" link appears at the top of the Search Results page. Clicking on that link does a Federated Search on netTrekker for the same topic and gives websites and additional information about that topic that expands Dalewood's catalog.

http://library.hcde.org/opac/dalewms/