Using Filters When Searching

Explanation

You need help with searching and locating books for specific topics. The following process will describe how to best utilize the search function within the myON library tab.

Resolution

  1. From the dashboard (main screen), click on the Library tab, then click on Search.

  1. If you do not see the filter options, you many need to click on the   (funnel) icon (upper left part of screen) to activate them.  Your screen should now look like this…

A complete description of the filter options is listed below.  Note – each option has sub-options that give you greater ability to filter on just what you are looking for.

 Clicking on this icon gives you access to the following filters:  “Series”, “Title”, “Author”, “Description”, and “Publisher”.

 Clicking on this icon allows you to search for either “Fiction” or “Non-fiction” books.

 The “Lexile” option allows you to search for books that fall within the Lexile score you select.

 The “ATOS” option allows you to search for the ATOS book level you are interested in.  Click here for more information on ATOS, book levels and interest levels.

 Click on the “Reading Level” icon to search for books based on reading level (A-Z).  Click here for more information about reading levels.

 You can select the needed “Grade Level” by clicking on this icon.

 The “Story Type” icon allows you to search for books that are “Short”, “Medium”, “Long”, or “Epic”.  You can also specify whther you want books in audio or no audio.

 Clicking the “Language” icon gives you the option to search for books in English, in Spanish, or bilingual.

  1. Once you have made your filter selection, enter what the keywords you are searching for in the oval “Search” space underneath the “Browse” and “myList” icons  Click on the magnifying glass icon to submit your query.