Why Should You Log In to RICAT?
Request books from other participating libraries (ILL)
Save search results to a personalized list
How Do You Log In to RICAT:
Locate the login icon within the Narragansett High School RICAT site in the upper right-hand corner of the page.
2. Password is your birthday--
Do not include zeros before
single digit months or days,
do include backslashes, and
do include the four digit year
Interlibrary Loan FAQ's
What is a title search?
A title search searches for the exact title of the material trying to locate. (ex: A Tale of Two Cities)
What is an author search?
An author search will search for any items that contain the author's name. (ex: Charles Dickens)
What is a subject search?
A subject search will search all subject headings attached to the items in the catalog and match them to the search term entered. (ex: History--1940's)
What is a keyword search?
A keyword search will seach the items in the catalog and produce search results that contain the keywords entered in the search bar. Keyword searches may contain the words "and," "or," "and not" to help focus your search. (ex: self-image and media, ex: video games or gaming, ex: vegetarianism and not veganism)
What is a series search?
A series search will search for a specific series title and will produce a list of all the books within that series. (ex: Opposing viewpoints)
Request a book from the HELIN network
Ocean State Libraries (OSL) is waiving fees, extending overdues, extending expiration on public library cards, and allowing people to apply for a card online. See OSL’s website for more information:
Two ways to request materials from Ocean State Libraries