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My Library Account: Tool Bar and Menus

The many features of My Library Account explained--renewals, paying fines online, and more. #mylibrary #renew #renewals #fees


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        My Library Account numbered tool bar.

1.  New Search

Click this link to start a new search in OneSearch.

2.  Journals List

A list by title of all journals, magazines, and newspapers the Pfau Library subscribes to electronically or in print.

3.  Library Databases

A list of our databases by subject and an A - Z by title list.

4.  Show More

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5.  Go to Search History

View or manage any pinned/saved items or saved searches, also view the searches you just ran in case you want to save them.

6.  Pinned/Saved Items

View or manage any pinned/saved items: Saved Records (items), Saved Searches, and/or Search History.


Numbered detail of the Account Overview screen.

1.  Overview

The Account Overview screen is the home page for your account.  The Overview link takes you there.

2.  Loans

This is library speak for any physical item you have checked out from the library (books, Course Reserves, DVDs, laptops, etc.).  View a list of currently checked-out items with their due dates and renew them online.  Most items will renew once automatically.  Renewals are limited for some items and not available at all for others.  You also can view a list of items you checked out and returned.

3.  Requests

Here you will see any Pfau Library physical books or media you have requested for pickup, also any items you have ordered via Interlibrary Loan (physical books, digital articles).  Once an Interlibrary loan request for a physical book is filled and checked out to you, it will appear under Loans along with its due date.  HINT: Whenever the Pfau Library doesn't have the article or book you need, we may be able to get it from another library.

4.  Fines + Fees

View any fines or fees you may have incurred and pay them online.

5.  Blocks + Messages

View any blocks on your library account or any messages sent to you from the library.

6.  Personal Details

Your contact information.

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