UFind is the library's catalog "resource discovery portal" that runs as an open source search engine.
Whether searching theUFind or I-Share catalog, this new catalog interface is designed to enable users to search and browse through most of the library's resources.
Your Voice Counts!
Some Noted Features
- One interface to search multiple collections
- Facet results by performing search then refining allows the user
to search from a basic search box and then narrow down the results by
clicking on the various facets of the results.
- Multiple categories for refining search such as format, author, topic, subject, genre, era, language and region
- Ability to tag the public record by adding a term(s)
- Ability to save, organize and retrieve Favorites
- Texting/emailing records/results
- Can add comments to a record
- RSS feeds for live updates
- Author biographies possible from Wikipedia
- Reviews available from Google Books or Syndetics
- Link out to book covers from Google Books
- When viewing a record, the user will be offered suggestions of resources that include Similar Items include "More Like This"
- Persistent URLS are bookmarkable to allow permanent access to a page once on and can also be embedded in documents
- Records are sorted by relevance, date, author, or title
- APA and MLA citation management formats
- Automatic spelling suggestions
Director of Research Commons & Outreach Services