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Smart search presentation

  1. 1. SmartSearch
  2. 2. SmartSearchSmartSearch is the Library’s new improved Online CatalogueA single site searches all Library resources: The Library Online Catalogue (ie, books, journals, DVD’s) Core Databases clustered by subject UWC Research RepositoryFeatures: One-stop searching Precision searching Easy manipulation of results
  3. 3. New Library Web pagePoint out the Login & SLZ
  4. 4. Point out SmartSearch & Off-Campus Users
  5. 5. Quick SearchSearch Books & Videos across all UWC Libraries
  6. 6. Advanced SearchTo search for “global warming” place the phrase in quotation marks (“ “). Alternatively, you can select [is exact] from thetwo options in the relevant drop-down menu. Also select any of these search fields options in the drop-down e. g. in subject, etc. Limit your search strategy by Publication date, Language , and Search Scope.
  7. 7. Result ListBibliographic details of books & videos Result list can be sorted by the following options
  8. 8. Detail description of a book Most of the record tabs (below) are self explanatory, especially the Holdings List, Locations, Details, and Reviews & Tags. The Additional Services tab displays additional links, such as provided by the SFX link resolver. Detailed description of bibliographic record of a book
  9. 9. Location of item & Retrieval options Click on the Locations tab to view the list of items available Click on “Send to” to export the record to RefWorks, e-mail or printer.
  10. 10. Select References & Click on e-shelf When selecting the Star icon for an item in the search results, the star turns orange. Click on e- Shelf.
  11. 11. Items display in e-Shelf
  12. 12. Create new FolderClick on New Folder icon Name Folder in Box Click on Save
  13. 13. Saving Items in Folder Select Items to E-mail, Print or Save to Refworks Select each Item & Drag to Folder
  14. 14. Journal Articles - Advanced SearchTo search for “global warming” AND econom* place the phrasein quotation marks (“ “). Alternatively, you can select [is exact] from the two options in the relevant drop-down menu. Alsoselect any of these search fields options in the drop-down e. g. in subject, etc. Limit your search strategy by Publication date, Language , and Search Scope.
  15. 15. Search ScopeSelect the relevant option
  16. 16. Search results too few, too many, or not focused enough? If the number of hits retrieved seems unmanageable, you can narrow down therecords displayed by selecting one or more of the refinement options or “Facets” on the left hand side of the screen, under headings such as “Topic”, “Creator”, “Journal Title”, etc. Likewise, if the number of hits retrieved seems inadequate, you can click on the Facets under “Suggested New Searches”. For example, you can search for other articles by your chosen author’s or co-authors Facets Limit results to more specific aspects of the topic Limit results to specific dates only Limit results to articles by authors only Limit results by journal title
  17. 17. Result list & Sort results & Accessing Full text Article Limit your result list by sorting according to Relevance, Date – newest, etc. To access Full-Textclick on Article title,Additional services,or Online Resource tabs The Additional Services tab displays additional links, suchas provided by the SFX link resolver
  18. 18. Accessing Full text Article Cont… PDF Full Text Article
  19. 19. UWC Research – Advanced search To search for “land reform” AND restitution, place the phrase inquotation marks (“ “). Alternatively, you can select [is exact] from thetwo options in the relevant drop-down menu. Also select any of these search fields options in the drop-down e. g. in subject, etc.
  20. 20. Result list & Sort results Viewing Search Results and Accessing Record Tabs Most of the record tabs are self explanatory, especially the Holdings List, Locations, Details, and Reviews & Tags. The Additional Services tab displays additional links, such as provided by the SFX link resolver.
  21. 21. Bibliographical detail of UWC Research Publication Click on Details to view full Citation of the UWC Research Publication
  22. 22. Click on Online Resource to view Full-Text of publication First click on Online Resource & then click on Link to full Text to access Full text of the publication Click on “Send to” to export the record to RefWorks, e-mail or print.
  23. 23. View Full-Text of itemLink to Full Text Article PDF Full Text Publication
  24. 24. Thank you

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