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Teaching Materials Center: How to find materials

How to find TMC Books

The Teaching Materials Center is often referred to as the TMC.The VuFind interface is the user-friendly version of the catalog, and limits are available for you to limit your results to just TMC items. The first link below shows a video with instructions on how to find TMC books in the library catalog.The second link is a video instructing you how to find Bilingual children’s books in the TMC.

NoveList Plus

Do you need to find books for a specific grade level or lexile range?  Use Novelist!  It is a database of literature that provides teaching ideas, reader's advisory, multiple ways to limit a search, and more.  Watch this video to learn more about this great resource.

Video 1: NoveList Overview
How to find NoveList on the Milner website / Search Box / Genre Booklists / Book Recommendations / shortcuts / browsing links (author, series, subject) / More (author read alikes, award books, book discussion guides, booktalks, Dewey numbers, featured articles, grab and go book lists, picture book extenders, title list)

*Important note* Remember that if you find a book on NoveList you will have to check our online catalog to make sure that Milner Library owns that title (there is an embedded Library Catalog link in the record for a particular book).

Videos for NoveList Additional Features
Video 2: Basic Search for a Title
Video 3: Advanced Searching in
Video 4: Teacher Resources in NoveList