Osher Lifelong Learning Institue

Instructor: Gary Crossey

Workshop Resources

Buncombe Country Libraries

I keep the following URL (web address) as a bookmark.
www.buncombecounty.org/governing/depts/library
From the Buncombe Country Libraries Page, you will have links to:

  1. Catalog / My Account – Non-Digital Library catalog.
  2. Events Calendar – Filter to branch, age, type of event.
  3. Download Books – North Caroline Digital Library.
  4. Download Magazines – Zinio for Libraries
  5. History and Genealogy
  6. Branch Locations – Hours, Directions, Local Newsletter Signups.

Catalog / My Account – Non-Digital Library catalog.

URL: http://buncombe.nccardinal.org/eg/opac/home

Without having to log in

  • SEARCH ENTIRE LIBRARY SYSTEM – with a search term.
    • FILTER by Type
    • FILTER by Format
    • FILTER by Library – Select NC Cardinal to search the¬†entire collection.
  • ADVANCED SEARCH
    • FILTER with many setting.
  • NUMERIC SEARCH
    • Enter ISBN number.
  • EXPERT SEARCH
    • Keyword content search.
  • BROWSE BY CATALOG
    • FILTER with different settings.

When you Login  to NC Cardinal

  • Review, renew, request, and reserve.
  • ACCOUNT PREFERENCES > SAVE CHANGES
    • Keep History (turn both on)
    • Preferred Pickup
    • Preferred Location
    • Search hits pre-page
    • MY LISTS
      • Custom lists to add collections of searches in one place.

NC Cardinal Online System does not connect with the Digital Library.

Events Calendar

Filter calendar by

  • Branch.
  • Age.
  • Type of event. (book clubs, movies, Lego, crafts, etc.)

Download Books – North Caroline Digital Library.

HOME PAGE

The home page experience with a browser or app is the same. The layout, buttons, and functions are all the same, and in the same place.

  • Working with the browser¬†version¬†and the APP version is seamless.

LOG IN

  • Library Card Number
  • PIN
    • (Switch Library)

NC Digital Library

Access to and APP

  1. eBook Fiction (Kindle)
  2. eBook Nonfiction (Kindle)
  3. Audiobook Fiction (Overdrive)
  4. Audiobook Nonfiction (Overdrive)

How to Search the Digital Library

  • HOME PAGE
    • Recommendations for you. (view more)
    • New Periodicals¬†(view more)
    • New Arrivals¬†(view more)
    • Popular eBooks¬†(view more)
    • Special Interest¬†(view more)
    • Audiobooks¬†(view more)

Download Magazines – Zinio for Libraries

History and Genealogy

Branch Locations

  • Hour
  • Directions
  • Local Newsletter Signups.