New Purchase Alert Email Notice

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is My Searches or Preferred Searches?
How do I save my search?
Can I receive New Purchase Alert notices for DVD or other formats?

MY SEARCHES or PREFERRED SEARCHES

TWO PART PROCESS

STEP 1
Footer menu "Library Links" click classic catalog
Open the Encore Catalog
Footer bottom right, click CLASSIC CATALOG



Top right corner click MY LIBRARY ACCOUNT 


Log in to your library account


Conduct an Author, Keyword or Subject search


Click SAVE MY SEARCH button


STEP 2

How Do I Save My Search?

From the Classic Catalog return to Encore Catalog

 

Login to your LIBRARY ACCOUNT             





   Left menu click PREFERRED SEARCHES
          Example of authors selected to receive new arrival email notices
Locate the new entry in the Preferred Searches table
Click in the box to the left of the author’s name, MARK FOR EMAIL column

Click UPDATE LIST button (located at the top or bottom of the list)

When a new book by Michelle Sagara is added to the collection, a NEW ARRIVAL email will be dispatched.







How do I save a search for a DVD and other formats?

In this example a patron would like to receive a "New Arrival" email notice each time a new DVD is added to the collection.

  1. In the left box click the down arrow and select "CALL NO."

  2. Enter DVD in the search box.

  3. Click the search button.

  4. Click the image save my search button button.

  5. Repeat steps 3, 4 and 5 in the section above.

Other call number searches include but not limited to: LP for large print, YA F teen fiction, CD audio books, etc.
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