Another Way to Search for Foreign Language Videos Searching for Foreign Language U. Grant Miller Instead of typing the language into one Videos of the search bars, select the language Library from the drop-down menu next to Use the Advanced Search feature. “language.” Select “words or phrase” from the first three drop-down menus. Type “dialogue or soundtrack” in the Help Guide first search bar. Flash Sessions Type “language” in the second search bar. Type the language in the third search bar. Select “Video Collection” from the drop-down menu next to “location.” This ensures that your search results include both VHS tapes and DVDs. Using This search returns slightly different results. Geotom Catalog Reminder: The library has a DVD For Foreign player and a VHS player to watch international videos on. Just ask at the Languages User Services Desk for more information. Search techniques General Tips to find books and Remember that the searches shown videos in a foreign in this guide are just examples and by no means the only way to find foreign language. language books and videos. Try using synonyms for your search terms or including a geographic Washington & Jefferson College location like a country or city in your search.
What is the Geotom Catalog? Searching for Foreign Language Books Another Way to Search for ForeignThe Geotom Catalog is a searchable Language Bookscatalog of all the items in the Washington Click on the “Advanced Search” tab in& Jefferson College library. Our collection the gray bar at the top of the page. Use the Advanced Search feature.contains print and electronic journals, Select “words or phrase” in the firstbooks, e-books, videos, and more. drop-down menu. Type “text or language” in the first search bar. How do I get to Geotom? Select the language from the drop-down menu next to “language.” Go to the library’s website at Select “Book” in the drop-down menu http://www.washjeff.edu/library next to “type.” Click on “Geotom Catalog” in the gray box labeled “Quick Links.” Select “words or phrase” in the first two drop-down menus. Type “text or language” in the first search bar. Type the language in the second search bar. Select “Book” in the drop-down menu next to “type.” This limits your results to just books. The Geotom Catalog opens on the Basic Search page. What if I want something in a foreign language? This search returns slightly different Searching for an item in another results. language can be tricky. Using the Advanced Search option is the best method. Use this guide for search techniques for finding books or videos in foreign languages within our collection.