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Conducting a Search
Using the Concept Map
Begin by selecting the Concept Search tab in the search By clicking on any of the terms, your map will reorganize,
area and enter your topic into the search field. Press with the new term at the center, showing more topics
related to the new term. In this way, you can discover
related topics you may not have thought about.
The results will look similar to the diagram below. Your The Toolbar below, appears on the left side of your screen
search term will be at the center of the map, surrounded and contains some great features for ﬁne tuning your
by related topics. search results.
Zoom controls what is visible on your
screen by making the diagram links closer
or further apart.
You can Rotate the map for different views
of the same results.
Link Level will expand or reduce the
number of results, depending on how many
you want to see.
Nodes Visited will keep track of the subjects
you have clicked on, making it easy to get
back to your original search.
If you hover your mouse over any of the terms, a preview
will pop up giving you the source information and the
opportunity to open the resource.