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Basic Guide to SOUTHcat: Results Screen

SOUTHcat is the catalog of the libraries at the University of South Alabama. It contains records for the books, electronic books, journals, government documents, CDs, DVDs, and other media items held by the libraries.

Reading the Results Screen


After you do a search,

you will see a results screen. The top of the screen will indicate how many results were found.

screenshot of SOUTHcat results screen highlighting number of results and recorts


You can limit your results to only those in a particular location in the library (such as the bookstacks).

screenshot of SOUTHcat results screen showing options to limit by age and location

You can also sort your results to display them in a different order, such as showing the most recently published information at the top.

screenshot of SOUTHcat results screen showing options for sorting results