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Basic Guide to SOUTHcat: Title Searches

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.

Searching SOUTHcat by Title

Use a title search when you know the exact title, or the first few words of the title. Select the Title option from the Search by: box on the right side of the screen, then enter the title in the Search for: box on the left. If the title starts with an initial article (a, an, the), omit it.

screenshot of title search for Lord of the Rings in SOUTHcat

screenshot of results of title search highlighting number of records and records