New OPAC Features: the ERM and Finding Databases Kay Cunningham Personnel Development Day University of Memphis University...
Basic Search Page –Catalog Quick Search widget, WorldCat widget, Databases search bar
Direct link -  http://bibliotech.memphis.edu/search/y   Search for Databases by Name;  browse the alphabet by name or view...
Searching by database name when only one record returns;  full record display
Searching by name when multiple records return;  resource results list
Browsing the alphabet; results list
Choosing a subject to browse
Result of Earth Sciences search; descriptions list
Connect to a database from the full record (click linked name of resouce);  from the title list (click “Connect’); or from...
Browsing the subject list shows the numbers of databases in each category
Permalink to CINAHL:  http://bibliotech.memphis.edu/record=e1000054~S4   Create links to database records to embed in e-co...
Keyword searches using either  Catalog Classic  and  Catalog QuickSearch  also retrieve databases
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Introduction to the ERM-driven database search function in a Millennium OPAC

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New OPAC Features, the ERM and Finding Databases

  1. 1. New OPAC Features: the ERM and Finding Databases Kay Cunningham Personnel Development Day University of Memphis University Libraries May 21, 2009
  2. 2. Basic Search Page –Catalog Quick Search widget, WorldCat widget, Databases search bar
  3. 3. Direct link - http://bibliotech.memphis.edu/search/y Search for Databases by Name; browse the alphabet by name or view the A-Z list; search or browse by subject
  4. 4. Searching by database name when only one record returns; full record display
  5. 5. Searching by name when multiple records return; resource results list
  6. 6. Browsing the alphabet; results list
  7. 7. Choosing a subject to browse
  8. 8. Result of Earth Sciences search; descriptions list
  9. 9. Connect to a database from the full record (click linked name of resouce); from the title list (click “Connect’); or from the descriptions list (click linked name of resource).
  10. 10. Browsing the subject list shows the numbers of databases in each category
  11. 11. Permalink to CINAHL: http://bibliotech.memphis.edu/record=e1000054~S4 Create links to database records to embed in e-courseware by clicking “Permanent link to this record” and copying and pasting the generated URL from the address bar.
  12. 12. Keyword searches using either Catalog Classic and Catalog QuickSearch also retrieve databases

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