DMEC Media Center Database
Note: The following search functions are working again. Sorry for the inconvenience!
To see a list of the current "Featured Items" check the box below and then click SEARCH.
To see a list of New Items, check the box below and click SEARCH.
Enter text in any field to restrict the search to only those records which CONTAIN your text in that field.
press return at the end of the word you use to search. You may use TAB or Click with your mouse to select fields. You do not have to enter information in every section, or field. The more fields you use, the more specific your search will be. The only exception is the Catalog# field. If you enter a complete catalog number, you will only get that specific item in the results.
Enter in as many or as few fields as you wish. Then scroll down the page for the SEARCH button.
The CLEAR button is used to empty the fields if there is anything left in them from a previous search.
Please do not click SEARCH unless you have entered something in at least one field or space.
Doing this will return EVERY ITEM in the database, and is a severe load on the system.
Enter the catalog number to retrieve just a single item. Only enter one number at a time and do not press RETURN.
Do not enter the A or any other letters at the end of the catalog number!
Enter a word to search for in the preferred field or fields. You may use
to search on multiple words. Spelling MUST be EXACT for a specific TITLE or, see the instructions below for partial word searches. Examples: Entering
ball and bat
in any of these fields would return those items having BOTH *ball* and *bat* in the field, where
ball or bat
would return everything with EITHER or BOTH words. Keep in mind that if you use a complete word, you may miss some items. For example, if you enter the word:
you will only get the items with "marry" in them. If you enter
you will get any words with "marr" in them, like "
ied", etc. Another example: Enter
and you will
get any items with the word "
" in them. If you enter "
" that will return words like "
Use this pick list if you want to be specific about the GRADE LEVEL.
Use this pick list to specify the media type you want. Leave blank if you don't want to specify the media type.
VC Video Cassette
CD Compact Disk
DVD Digital Video Disc
B Books, Workbooks, Handbooks
BB Big Books
VC/K Video Cassette and Kit
SB Sets of Books
B/C Book and Cassette
BB/C Big Book and Cassette
BB/K Big Book and Kit
Use this pick list if you want to be specific about the TOPIC.
Counseling and Guidance
Gifted and Talented
Use these fields if you know the Subject or Subtopic. Use similar methods listed above for partial word searches, and use the search button above.