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How to Use RitzDiscovery


Please note that students, faculty, and staff must have a DCC SUNYcard to use the library account features listed below. If you have never obtained a DCC SUNYcard, please visit Campus Security to request an ID card. ID cards can also be issued at DCC @ Fishkill. 

How & Why You Should "Sign In" to RitzDiscovery

My Account

Use your Library account to request and renew items, view your filled requests (current and past), and access saved items and searches. You’ll need your myDCC username and password to sign in.

Sign in button in top right corner

Once you are signed in, you can click on your name to view more options and actions.

Saving Favorites

See an item you want to save for later? Click on the pin icon to the right of your search item to save it as a favorite. (If you are not signed in, pinning favorites will only last for the current session.) 

To view your saved favorites, click on the pin in the upper right corner of the screen.

Image of pin to go to favorite saved items

If you want to remove something from your favorites, click the pin with the line through it. Pin with a slash

Saving a Search

To save a search, click the ‘Save search’ pin in the grey area above the search results. You must be logged in to save a search permanently.

Save search pin

Applying Actions in Bulk

When you are looking at a list of results, you can see boxes around the result numbers. This allows you to manually select results to add to favorites, etc. Once you have selected items, you can click on the favorites pin at the top right of the search results, or the ellipsis for more actions.

How to select multiple items for bulk actions

You can also select the entire page of results using the box at the top of the search results. Once you select that, you also have the option of selecting the top 50 results.

Select entire page of results