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Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center
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Harvesting Fruitful Information: How to Cultivate Your Health with Gale's Health & Wellness Resource Center

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This tutorial is for health consumers to better access and utilize the reference materials, academic journals, magazine and newspaper articles, and pamphlets, as well as images and videos contained in …

This tutorial is for health consumers to better access and utilize the reference materials, academic journals, magazine and newspaper articles, and pamphlets, as well as images and videos contained in the Health & Wellness Resource Center database.

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  • 1. Harvesting Fruitful Information How to CultivateYour Health with Gale’sHealth & WellnessResourceCenter Anappleaday… Skip Intro
  • 2. Anappleaday… Introduction Skip Intro End Tutorial The Health & Wellness Resource Center (HWRC) is a rich resource for growing your health knowledge! HWRC comprehensive database designed for everyone from consumers to students to health professionals. HWRC delivers up-to date reference materials, as well as full text magazines, academic journals, and pamphlets from a variety of authoritative medical resources. In addition to textual sources, searchable videos and images are included. The University of South Florida has also chosen to include an Alternative Health Module that looks at health care through a holistic lens. If you do not find exactly what you need in HWRC, there is also a list of descriptions and links to many useful websites that have been selected for their relevancy and credibility. After completing this tutorial, hopefully you will be able to reap the benefits HWRC has to offer! By the end, you should be able to effectively unearth and ingest the health information you need. By learning about the features and functions of the database, you will see that searching in HWRC will help you to answer questions about health with more focus and confidence; however, HWRC is not intended to replace the advice of your own health care provider. Now to begin cultivating your health!
  • 3. Anappleaday… Instructions End Tutorial There are six sections to this “Harvesting Fruitful Information” database tutorial. Each section covers the basic functions of the Gale Health & Wellness Resource Center database. The Main Menu allows you to skip to a particular topic or you may use the forward arrows to follow the tutorial in order. The icons on the Main Menu will be located on pages throughout the tutorial to indicate related sections. Click on the icon to jump to the section for more information. Icons & Navigation: Use the forward and back arrows to move to the next or previous slide. Use the End Tutorial icon to exit the program at any time. Use the Main Menu icon to see the list of section icons below. Use these icons to jump from the Main Menu to specific sections of the tutorial. Credits End Tutorial Main Menu
  • 4. Anappleaday… End Tutorial TakeYour Pick: Menu Tabs Plant theSeeds: Basic Search “Pear” Down: Limit Results Get at theCore: Advanced Search Gather theRipe: Collect Results TakeaBite: View Results
  • 5. Anappleaday… TakeYour Pick: Menu Tabs •• All screens will display the menu tabs below •All screens will display the menu tabs below • • Click one at any time to use the features described •• Click one at any time to use the features described • Use this tab to search by remedy or symptom in reference sources such as the Physician’s Desk Reference Family Guides to Prescription Drugs, Over-the-Counter Drugs, Natural Medicines and Healing Therapies, Nutritional Supplements, and Herbal Medicines among others. Use this tab to search national directories for health organizations, facilities, services, programs, and schools. Use these tabs as you would an encyclopedia. The left tab allows you to browse the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine and the right tab the Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Health. Use this tab to define health terms in Mosby’s Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary. Use this tab to access interactive health assessment tools and calculators. Use this tab to link to reviewed and reliable websites. Main Menu End Tutorial
  • 6. Anappleaday… Plant theSeeds: Basic Search • TheThe Basic SearchBasic Search box will display on the page •box will display on the page • • Simply enter your search term(s) and click• Simply enter your search term(s) and click SearchSearch •• Use quotation marks in order to search terms as a phrase; otherwise, the terms will be searched separately (I.e. any item with high or cholesterol will be returned). SEARCH TIP • Select Keyword, Subject, or Entire Document • As the default setting, searches the abstract, title, author, and first 100 words of a document for your term(s). For more focused results, searches the topics assigned to a document for your term(s). For broader results, searches the full text of a document for your term(s). Main Menu End Tutorial
  • 7. You may check more than one box; however, if any box is checked, Related Searches will not appear on the results page. Anappleaday… “Pear” Down: Limit Results SEARCH TIP Full text articles: Checking this box will narrow results to full length documents, as opposed to results that are only abstracts or citations. Refereed publications: Checking this box will narrow results to content that has been peer-reviewed by health professionals. Results will likely be from scholarly research journals. Consumer health: Checking this box will narrow any results to those specifically intended for the general public, as opposed to those written for health professionals. en español: Checking this box will narrow results to content written in Spanish. Click Clear to remove all search terms and selections you have made. Check a box to search only certain types of documents: SEARCH TIP Main Menu End Tutorial
  • 8. Anappleaday… “Pear” Down: Limit Results Click on a tab to view results by format. Click the green arrows to navigate results. Click Revise Search to return to the Basic Search box. Click the title to view the document. = full text available = PDF available = abstract only = citation only SEARCH TIP Main Menu End Tutorial
  • 9. Anappleaday… Get at theCore: Advanced Search Main Menu SEARCH TIP Use to combine terms in order to refine results or find specific documents. Limit your results by date or date range, but remember that this feature also limits your results to Magazines & Journals only. Choose a Boolean operator (AND, OR, NOT) to combine your search terms. Navigate here from the Basic Search box or the results page. AND = narrower results, finds documents with all search terms OR = broader results, finds documents with at least one search term NOT = narrows results, finds documents without search term(s) End Tutorial
  • 10. Anappleaday… Get at theCore: Advanced Search What exactly is being searched??What exactly is being searched?? The drop down menu defaults to search the Keyword index; however, you may choose to search from seven other indexes. Keyword Index: Searches titles, abstracts, indexed subject headings, and the first 100 words of text. Full Text: Searches all words associated with documents, including the entire body of text. NOTE: This includes every index in this list! Article Title/Headline Index: Searches titles and subtitles, annotations, and names of regularly featured material. Author: Searches the author of the document. NOTE: Enter the author’s last name first with any known first name initials using spaces or periods (ex. smith j.d. OR smith j d). Subject: Searches the terms assigned to documents from the standardized subject headings in Gale’s hierarchical thesaurus. Abstract: Searches the summary of the document, which is either written by the author or by Gale. Publication Name: Searches source titles (i.e. journal names, newspaper names, etc.) in which documents appear. Document Number: Searches the unique record numbers assigned documents by Gale, which are located at the bottom of each document. Main Menu End Tutorial
  • 11. Anappleaday… Gather theRipe: Collect Results Main Menu End Tutorial •• A list of results can be created from the search results page•A list of results can be created from the search results page• Put a in the box next to each article to be saved or next to Mark All. Click Update Marked List. A new button will appear.
  • 12. •• Click to print, email, or download your marked results. •Click to print, email, or download your marked results. • Anappleaday… Gather theRipe: Collect Results Main Menu End Tutorial Click to view a printer-friendly version and then choose File→Print in the web browser. Click to Open or Save an HTML version of the document(s). This means the downloaded file will open in your web browser. Uncheck the box and click to remove document from Your Marked List. HTML Format retains bolding, italics, etc. from the article. Plain Text does not.
  • 13. Search terms are highlighted in red wherever found in the entire document. Anappleaday… TakeaBite: View Results Main Menu End Tutorial SEARCH TIP Click suggested Subject Headings to view related searches. Click to return to search results. Place a to add to Your Marked List without leaving the page.
  • 14. Anappleaday… End Tutorial Credits This database tutorial was designed and developed by Lana Brand for LIS 6303 Preparing Instructional Media, Fall 2010. Instructor: Prof. Diane Austin

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