It contains vast number of items and is now the Libraries’ primary search tool. Through LionSearch users can locate almost all materials owned by the Libraries including books, journals, maps, DVDs/videos, eBooks, online journals, digital images,streaming videos, etc
Tips for using LionSearch:
try multiple search terms
refine your search using the options on the left side of the results page such as:
Full Text Online
Content Type: Journal Article, Book / eBook, etc.
Discipline: architecture, engineering, geography, etc.
If you would like to learn more about using LionSearch, please refer to the LionSearch tutorials on our Tutorials page.
To find books in LionSearch, use the Content Type: Book / eBook option on the left side of the LionSearch results screen.
Most buildings or parks do not have entire books written about them. Search the library catalog (LionSearch) by the building or park name.
If that doesn’t work, search by the designer’s name (for a book on the designer’s works).
Some buildings and design firms may be known by multiple names. Try variant names. Be certain that you are spelling the names correctly.
Some designers and firms do not have entire books written about them, but they will often appear in various periodicals or journals.
eBooks will be marked with an orange online label next to the citation in LionSearch.
To access an eBook, click on the Full Text Online link in the citation.
Hard copy books can be retrieved by:
going to the shelf location listed in the LionSearch citation
or by clicking the I Want It button in the citation, and the book will be retrieved for you.
To find journal articles in LionSearch, use the Content Type: Journal Article option on the left side of the LionSearch results screen.
eJournal articles will be marked with an orange online label next to the citation in LionSearch.
To access an eJournal, click on the Full Text Online link in the citation.
Hard copy journal articles can be retrieved by:
going to the shelf location of the journal
or by clicking the Request button in the citation, and the journal article will be scanned for you.