Research Skills for Level 6 (Follow Up)
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  • 1. How do I search for articles when I am not on campus?
    Find passwords
    Find library databases to search for articles
    Find full text of articles
    Get more help
  • 2. Find Passwords
    You will need a password to search for articles when you are not on campus
    1.
    2.
    Sometimes you will need your 8 digit Mercer ID number.
    Sometimes you will need the GALILEO password.
    Let’s find the GALILEO password together
    10456789
    STUDENT
  • 3. Here’s how to find the GALILEO password!
    1.
    2.
    continue to steps 3 and 4
  • 4. Here’s how to find the GALILEO password
    3
    Enter your Name and 8 digit Mercer ID number here
    4
    The GALILEO password will be here
  • 5. Find library databases to search for articles
    Here are few databases you may want to try…
    Academic Source Complete
    This database has articles about many different topics from more than 3,200 scholarly journals and general magazines.
    CQ Researcher
    This database has reports with coverage of political and social issues.
    Research Library (Proquest)
    This database has articles about many different topics from thousands of scholarly journals and general magazines.
    Wilson Omni File
    This database has articles about many different topics like the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.
  • 6. Go to the Swilley Library webpage to find links to databases.
    Some databases are listed by subject area.
    You can also choose to browse a list of all databases.
    This is one way to find a database.
  • 7. This is the search screen from the database ,Research Library .
    Enter your keywords here.
    These features may make your search more precise.
  • 8. Here is a list of articles from the database, Research Library.
    Take a look. Some articles have links to the full text and some don’t.
    Full text is available.
    Click on the link and read it now.
    Full text is not available here, but maybe we can get it another way.
  • 9. Find full text articles
    Find the name of the journal.
    1.
    In a different screen, go to the Swilley Library website.
    2.
    Enter the name of the journalhere to see if the full text article is available.
    3.
    4.
    A list of links will appear if the library has access to the journal you need.
    Pick the link that matches what you need. Browse to find the issue you need.
  • 10. Get More Help
    Still can’t find what you are looking for?
    Please ASK US!
    There may be other ways to get the full text article you need.
    Reference Desk: 678-547-6282
    http://swilley.mercer.edu/askus.asp