Lib 160 Chapter 3
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What can you find on QuickSearch?
books, ebooks, journals, articles & other scholarly materials from ISU Lib; all books available on your topic that you can check out.
What can you find on WorldCat?
materials in libraries nearest you; libraries nearest you that own copies of your textbook; books owned by any library that you can ILL for free.
What can you find on Google Books?
ebooks you can download or buy; scanned full-text or excerpted books to read online; free ebooks for your Android or iPhone.
QuickSearch is best for finding
books and more that the lib owns
Using the first drop down menu Select which is best:
Anything and Everything possible with your search
Books on skiing for physical fitness
a DVD about the architect Frank Lloyd Wright
a map showing ancient sites of the Maya people
Books and more
Using the third drop down menu on QS which strategy is the most efficient and effective to find...
items written by Jared Diamond
items with a title that includes the word flexagons
items about the vaccination of animals
items written by the National Gallery of Australia
as author creator
in the title
as author creator
Book about leadership by authors named Avery and Bergsteiner
Leadership Avery Bergsteiner
Books and More
that contain my query words
anywhere in the record
Difference between AND and OR
OR will show results containing either one or all of the search terms (more broad than AND)
You want to search for articles that discuss the role of nature in the poetry of Emily Dickinson. You're specifically interested in her repeated mention of bees or flowers in her poetry. What is the best nested search?
(bees OR flowers) AND dickinson
You want to find books on the topic of adaptation or adaptability in relation to biology. Where should you best truncate in this example?
adapt* and biology
What does the Details and then clicking on a subject do when searching?
Narrows it down to a single subject
What is the main purpose of subject headings?
To organize resources according to subject areas
You look up the book Roots and Research in Urban School Gardens by Veronica Gaylie. Quick Search shows that the book is on Tier 1 with call number SB55 G395 2011. When you get to Tier 1, you see these signs on the bookcases:
Shelf 1: S671.NG-S934.14.15
Shelf 2: S934.14.15-SB1H1
Shelf 3: SB1.H1-SB107.A1
Shelf 4: SB107.A1-SB119.P6
If you discover the Library does not own the book you need, which of the following is the best option for you to access the book?
Request the book through the Interlibrary Loan service