Category Archives: Using the Catalog

Check out our new look!

If you’ve searched for a book, ebook, or DVD in the library during the last few weeks, you’ve probably noticed the library catalog’s new, user-friendly interface. The new format makes it easy to limit your results by format (e.g. books vs. dvd’s), publication date, subject heading, and language. You can also text a book’s title and call number to your cell phone to take with you upstairs or downstairs in the stacks when you go to¬† retrieve the book. Or,...

Michigan Core Collection

Sometimes you may search in the UDM catalog and see a record that indicates the item you want is shelved in the UDM Michigan Core Collection in the Conference Room. The Michigan Core Collection consists of nearly 1,780 items dating back to the 1800′s on various topics all of which concern the State of Michigan or Detroit and its surrounding neighborhoods and suburbs. Do you have an assignment on a particular Detroit landmark such as the old Hudson’s building? The...

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