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Using Filters When Searching

Follow these instructions to use the filters available in the myON book search.

From the dashboard (main page), click Library, then Search.

select Library, then Search

If you do not see the filter options, you many need to click the funnel icon in the upper left part of the page to open the filters (filter icon or filter icon depending on your assigned year).

For teachers with no year and for students in upper years, the page looks like this:

For students in lower years, the page looks like this:

Students or Teachers choose the filters they want to use, then enter words to search for and click the magnifying glass to search. To reset filters, select blue reset button or gray reset button.

Each filter is described below.

Include Only

Include Only filter button

For younger students, clicking this icon gives you access to the following filters:  Series, Title, Author, Description and Publisher. (For teachers and older students, these options show automatically.). Students then click the boxes for the things they want to search for. In the example below, the student wants to search for the word in book titles and descriptions.

Include only filter options

Fiction/Non-fiction

Fiction or non-fiction filter button for younger students or Fiction or non-fiction filter button for older students

To search for fiction or non-fiction books, click the Fiction icon; then, click the box for the kind of books you want to search for. In both examples below, the student is searching for nonfiction books about cats. The first example shows what younger students see; the second shows what older students students see.

Fiction or non-fiction filter example for younger students

Fiction or non-fiction filter example for older students

Lexile®

Lexile filter button for younger students or Lexile filter button for older students

The Lexile option allows you to search for books that match the Lexile® scores you select.

ATOS

ATOS filter button for younger students or ATOS filter button for older students

The ATOS option allows you to search for the ATOS book level you are interested in. See Levels: Book, Interest, and Reading for more information on ATOS book level and interest levels.

Younger students select an ATOS book level to search for books that start with that level.

ATOS filter example for younger students

Older students click and drag the circles to select a range of book levels to search for. In the example below, the student is searching for books from levels 4 to 7. If you know your ZPD and you want to find books within the range, this is one way to search for those books.

ATOS filter example for older students

Reading Level or Guided Reading

Guided Reading filter button for younger students or Guided Reading filter button for older students

Click the Guided Reading (or Reading Level) icon to search for books based on reading level (A-Z). For more information, see https://www.capstonepub.com/classroom/resources/leveling/.

For lower years, students select a single letter.

Guided Reading filter example for younger students

Older students click and drag the circles to choose a range of letters. In the example below, the student is searching for books with levels from T through V.

Guided Reading filter example for older students

Year Level

Year Level filter button for younger students or Year Level filter button for older students

Click Year Level by to search for books by recommended year.

For younger students, the student's year is circled. The student selects one year.

Year Level filter example for younger students

Older students click and drag the circles to choose a range of years. In the example below, the student is searching for books recommended for years 5-7.

Year Level filter example for older students

Story Type or Book Type

Story Type filter button for younger students or Story Type filter button for older students

The Story Type or Book Type icon allows you to search for books that are Short, Medium, Long or Epic.  You can also specify whether you want books with audio or without audio.

Younger students select one of the book length choices (Short, Medium, Long or Epic). Then, they choose one or both of the audio options: Yes for books with audio or No for books without audio.

Story type filter example for younger students

Older students select "Any" under Story Length or one of the book length choices; for audio, they select Any, Yes or No.

Story type filter example for older students

Language

Language filter button for younger students or Story type filter button for older students

Clicking the Language icon gives you the option to search for books in one of the available languages. Depending on the available books, you may also choose to see books in Russian, UK English, Mandarin Chinese, Mvskoke (Creek) Nation, Yavapai, Cheyenne Arapaho and/or Welsh.

Using punctuation and words like "the", "a" and "and" can make it harder for the software to find the specific books you are looking for. Search for the main words in the title to find books quickly.