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PowerSearch: Welcome

This guide is designed to help patrons use PowerSearch after July 2017

Welcome to PowerSearch


 PowerSearch  has three components:

  • Library catalog:  Searches books (e-books & print), DVDs, Videos & Music (streaming & DVD, CD, etc.)
  • PrimoCentral: Searches articles
  • HKALL: Searches the catalogs of all UGC-Supported Libraries and allows you to request loanable items

This guide will help you use and answer questions you may have on using the new platform.


PowerSearch Features (new in 2017)

The upgraded Powersearch provides a more streamlined one-stop portal for you to access, retrieve, and request print, shared electronic, and digital resources from the 8 UGC libraries. It features:

  • Flat-rate fines
  • Flexible renewal
  • Thousands more e-resources made visible by new central index
  • Automatic email receipts will help library users keep track of loan activities
  • JULAC walk-in borrower's loans will be visible from own home Library account

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