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Franklin Catalog User Guide


What is in the Franklin Catalog:

  • Records for all types of library materials, including books, journal titles, microformats, conferences, musical scores, sound records, videos, manuscripts, datafiles, and more.
  • Library materials that have been ordered, but not yet received .
  • Library materials that have been received, but not yet cataloged.
  • Newly cataloged materials that are not yet shelved in the stacks,

What is not in the Franklin Catalog:

  • Articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers. For article-level indexing and some full-text use Databases and Article Indexes.
  • Individual chapters, essays, and papers within edited works, collections of essays, and conference proceedings. Some of these may be found in Articles+

Some types of materials are only partially included in Franklin :

  • Older serials that have ceased publication.
  • Copies and volumes of materials cataloged before 1979.<.li>
  • Government documents in microform (US, UN, UK, etc.).
  • Research collections in microform.
  • Materials in non-Roman alphabets.
  • Sheet maps
  • Technical reports and working papers.
  • Manuscript materials and rare books (Consult Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center).

We continue to add and update catalog records to the Franklin Catalog as time allows for these older materials.

Last update: Monday, 10-Jul-2017 11:28:14 EDT
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