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Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – NoveList March 24, 2014

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What to Read Next???

If you have read every book by Stephen King, John Grisham, or Joanne Fluke in the STARCat collection and yearn to learn of other books or authors that are similar in writing style, plot, or setting, try our Novelist Database today.

What is NoveList???

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Novelist is a special database that helps fiction readers of all ages find new and interesting books and authors by identifying titles similar by plot, subject, writing style, setting, and much more. In the library business we call this database a Readers Advisory tool.

How do I find NoveList???

  1. Go to: http://ccld.lib.ny.us/db.htm#Literature
  2. type in your 13 digit Library Card number.
  3. Click Submit Query Button

How do I use NoveList???

There are several ways to discover new books and authors. Here are some browsing options:

Top left Corner by author, series, subject or more.

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Right Column Articles and in-depth Topics

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Left Column Browse by Genres

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The middle of the page provides suggestions by popular titles

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Searching Options–You can enter your favorite author, title, series or subject in the search box.
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After your search is completed, You have several options for limiting or narrowing your results. See Below

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Similar Authors

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Or by audience, and publication date.
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Click here to view tutorial YouTube videos. Of course you can always call the Central Library’s adult services desk at 733-9175 if you have any questions.

Owen Frank
Central Library Reference Department
Chemung County Library District

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