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Using Shelf Browse in Encompass Search

The shelf browse function can help you find what is on the shelf -- even if you're not in the Library!

Getting started in Encompass

When looking at the full record in Encompass Search for an item on the shelf, there is a drop-down feature called Browse the Shelf

Browse the shelf

It’s located between View Description (where you can get more details about the item (including contents, synopses and subject headings) and Explore Editions and Formats (where you can see if there’s a later--or earlier-- edition, or if the item is available in a different format).