Wilson omnifile tutorial f2011 brief

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Tutorial on using Wilson databases by Forsyth Library at Fort Hays State University.

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Wilson omnifile tutorial f2011 brief

  1. 1. WILSON WEB DATABASE COLLECTION<br />Art Full-Text <br />Business Full-Text<br />Education Full -ext<br />General Science Full-Text<br />Humanities Full-Text<br />OmniFile Full-Text<br />Readers’ Guide Full-Text<br />Social Sciences Full-Text<br />Search one or all of these databases:<br />What is it?<br />Wilson Web is a collection of databases which contains many <br />full-text articles on a variety of subjects.<br />Use your mouse wheel or the left/right arrow keys to advance the slides<br />
  2. 2. Forsyth Library Homepagewww.fhsu.edu/library<br />Click “Find Articles & Databases”<br />
  3. 3. “Find Articles & Databases” page<br />Click Databases<br />
  4. 4. Alphabetical List of Databases<br />Scroll down and click <br />Wilson OmniFile<br />
  5. 5. Check “OmniFile” to search ALL the collections, or choose one or more of the collections to search<br />Click “Database Descriptions” to find out more about each collection.<br />
  6. 6. Advanced Search<br />#1: Type in your <br />search terms. <br />For a more focused search, you can change All-Smart Search (keyword search) to title, author, etc. if desired.<br />
  7. 7. Step 2:<br />Limit your search if desired<br />Step 3:<br />Click Start<br />
  8. 8. Results List when you limit your search to Full-Text Articles<br />Usually get fewer results<br />But the complete article is available for all 59 results.<br />
  9. 9. Results List without limiting to Full-Text<br />Yields More Results<br />Some results do not have full-text available, others do<br />No Full-Text Link<br />
  10. 10. To limit or not to limit?<br />The most efficient way to search is usually to begin by limiting to Full-Text articles only. That way you know you will have access to all the articles you find.<br />If you do not find enough articles, broaden your search by removing the limit to full-text, and/or by changing your search terms to something less specific.<br />
  11. 11. “Get Article” link<br />Articles that are not full-text in WilsonWeb will have a “Get Article” link. Click this link to search our other databases for the full-text of the article. <br />
  12. 12. This article was found in the database Sage Premier<br />
  13. 13. If the article is not found, you will see this screen:<br />Don’t give up yet!<br />It is possible we have the article in PRINT. Ask a librarian how to find out.<br />If we do not have it in print either, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan<br />(on-campus students).<br />In other databases, the “Get Article” function is called “LinkSource”<br />http://www.fhsu.edu/library/ill/<br />
  14. 14. For Distance Students<br />If you cannot find the full-text of the article you need by using Get Article/LinkSource, you can request it through Distance Services:<br /> http://www.fhsu.edu/library/distance<br />OR send an e-mail containing the complete article citation to: refserv@fhsu.edu<br />
  15. 15. Questions? Just ask!<br />Judy Salm<br />628-4537 jasalm@fhsu.edu<br />Lynn Haggard<br />628-5566 lhaggard@fhsu.edu<br />MaryAlice Wade<br />628-4342 mawade2@fhsu.edu<br />Angela Barger<br />628-4529 abarger@fhsu.edu<br />
  16. 16. The End<br />Created by Angela Barger & MaryAlice Wade January 2010<br /> & updated August 2011<br /> abarger@fhsu.edu mawade2@fhsu.edu <br />

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