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Introduction to JerseyClicks


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This is a tutorial to introduce users to JerseyClicks, New Jersey's federated search engine. The engine will search for full-text periodical, reference book, and newspaper articles. It also is a gateway to searching ReferenceUSA, a business directory and other websites.

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Introduction to JerseyClicks

  1. 1. How Do I Use JerseyClicks?
  2. 2. Quick Search <ul><li>Use to search all databases using a keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>You will get many hits because you are doing an “All Headings” search across more than one database. </li></ul><ul><li>Great search to use if you suspect material may be difficult to find. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Enter your search term. Click on GO.
  4. 5. Click on any blue link to pull up the article.
  5. 7. Click on the X to exit from the article and move to another article.
  6. 8. Custom Search <ul><li>You can choose the database you want to search by clicking on the title of the database. </li></ul><ul><li>To search more than one database put a checkmark in front of the databases you want to search. </li></ul><ul><li>You can qualify your results by date and full-text only. If you know the title of the periodical/journal your article is in you can search specifically for that journal. </li></ul>
  7. 10. You can qualify your search by publication name, full-text articles only, and date.
  8. 12. Click on any blue link to pull up a full-text article.
  9. 14. How do I search Reference USA?
  10. 16. Click on the Reference USA logo.
  11. 17. Is there a dollar store in Long Branch, NJ? Enter your search term, city, and state.
  12. 18. You can link to the parent company by clicking on the up arrow.
  13. 20. If you have any questions about JerseyClicks, please contact: Scherelene Schatz, M.L.S. NJ State Library Trenton, NJ 08625 [email_address]