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Use the table below to compare features in the new catalog and Duke Libraries' previous catalog.
FeatureNewOld
Search by keyword, title, author, subject, ISBN/ISSN
Search by Library of Congress call numbers
Search by "Title begins with"nono
Search with Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT)no
Search by phrases ("series of words in quotes")
Non-Roman language support
Search within resultsno
Expand search to UNC-CH, NC State, and NC Central catalogs
Navigate between item pages without returning to search resultsno
Sort by relevance, date, title
Sort by author, call number, most popularno
Sort by date catalogedno
Export items (email, text, RefWorks)
Add results to folder that expires at end of session
Adjust number of results shown per pageno
Responsive, mobile-friendly page layoutno
Improved sorting of volume number, copy, box number, etc.no
Discover new & noteworthy additions to the catalogno
Browse by Library of Congress Call Numbers
Staff view link for more info (e.g., barcode)no
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