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Refining Results in Summon

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How to narrow your results in Summon.

How to narrow your results in Summon.

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  • TOO MANY RESULTS IN SUMMON?
  • HAVE YOU EVER SEARCHED IN SUMMON AND GOTTEN WAY TOO MANY RESULTS?
  • 2,717,009 RESULTS?!?!
  • DON ’T F RET!
  • THERE ARE WAYS TO NARROW DOWN YOUR RESULTS LIST TO A MORE MANAGEABLE NUMBER
  • THERE ARE SEVERAL FACETS ON THE LEFT-HAD SIDE OF THE RESULTS LIST.
  • YOU CAN USE THESE FACETS JUST LIKE YOU WOULD ON AMAZON.COM
  • 1. REFINE YOUR SEARCH
  • GET ONLY STUFF AVAILABLE ONLINE GET ONLY SCHOLARLY JOURNAL ARTICLES GET RID OF NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
  • 2. CONTENT TYPE
  • NARROW YOUR RESULTS TO A SPECIFIC FORMAT JOURNAL ARTICLE BOOK eBOOK VHS/DVD AND OTHERS
  • 3. SUBJECT TERMS
  • GET MATERIALS ONLY ON SPECIFIC SUBJECTS
  • 4. PUBLICATION DATE
  • LIMIT YOUR RESULTS BY WHEN THE ITEM WAS PUBLISHED
  • 5. LIBRARY LOCATION
  • NARROW YOUR RESULTS TO A SPECIFIC LOCATION eBOOKS ZUMBERGE STEELCASE FREY
  • 6. LANGUAGE
  • YOU MOST LIKELY ONLY WANT ITEMS WRITTEN IN ENGLISH
  • USING ONE ORE MORE OF THESE FACETS,YOU SHOULD HAVE A MORE MANAGEABLE NUMBER OF RESULTS
  • QUESTIONS ? ASK YOUR LIBRARIAN www.gvsu.edu/library
  • CR ED ITS SLIDE ON E http://www.flickr.com/photos/zachklein/54389823/sizes/o/