Find a Book Using the Destiny Online Catalog

  • Use the Destiny Catalog to search for books that are available in the library by title, author, subject or a particular keyword or phrase.   Students may log into Destiny using their student ID as the username AND password to check due dates and fines.

    Below are step-by-step instructions for using the Destiny Catalog. You can also download the instructions for later use or go to the Tutorials & Guides to see a video tutorial.

    How to Use the Destiny Online Catalog

    1. When you open the Destiny Catalog, the home screen is displayed.  Select Catalog at the top left of the screen to open the Library Search page.

      Destiny Catalog home

    2. In the Find box, type in the Keyword, Title, Author or Subject you want to search for and then choose the corresponding button.


      The following screen shows the search results for the keyword suspense novels.  Listed are the titles in the database that match the keyword. 

      Search results screen

      The following image shows a closer look at the search results page. 

      Destiny Search Results Closeup

      To print the search results, use the Printable button.
      All search results show the number of titles found.  Here the first page shows Titles: 1-25 of 68.
      The titles are sorted by Call Number, but you can use the Sort By drop-down menu to select another option.

      Each title listed shows the name followed by the Details button which, when selected, displays more information. Under the title is an icon, in this case it's a book, followed by the Call # and author. Under the Call # is the year the title was published.