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Tutorial Guides

The following guides provide tutorials for the Skeen Library and its resources.

Article Discovery from the Home Page

  1. Article Discovery can be searched directly from the library's homepage
  2. Enter your query to search across all of the library's full-text databases (some indexes are also included)
  3. You can also search for journal titles

Results Page

  1. Search Limiters are on the left
  2. Doubble arrow on the right expands a panel containing newswires and related images
  3. Search Results are in the center
  4. Above the results are the guided search boxes
  5. At the very top are other search options
    • Multimedia searches for images and videos
    • Publications allows you to search for journals or browse journals by subject

Search Limiters

  1. Current Search "breadbox" shows the current search terms, expanders, and limiters
  2. Clicking Show More on any of these limiters
    • allow you to view the full list
    • select one or more options
  3. These are sorted by hit count by default
  4. Click name to view alphabetically
  5. Publication allows you to select journal titles
  6. Content Provider allows you to select specific databases


Item Details

Clicking on a title from the search results will bring up the item details

  1. Details include
    • Title
    • Author
    • Source
    • Type
    • Clickable subject terms
    • Abstract
  2. Full text links
  3. Tools to save, cite, and export
  4. Images from the article when available

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