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									GALILEO Tutorial
 ProQuest Search Basics


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                                                                           July 2008
ProQuest provides :
 A collection of databases developed and provided by
  ProQuest Information and Learning and licensed to
  GALILEO for your use
 Access to the full text of thousands of magazines,
  journals, books, and pamphlets in many different
  fields
 Indexing and abstracting of thousands of other titles
 Basic and advanced search tools that are both
  powerful and easy to use


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     From the Library’s Web page,
      click on the link to GALILEO




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                                                                      Click on “Databases A-Z”




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Type “proquest” in the search box and click the “Find Database” button.




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Scroll down and click on “ProQuest Databases”.



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                                               The Basic Search screen lets you do
                                               simple searches easily.




                                                                    2. … and click the “Search” button.


   1. Enter search terms in the box, …




Clicking “More Search Options” lets you limit your search further.

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            This screen shows the additional search options.
            We will use “Basic Search” for this tutorial.




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                                                     We will search for full text
                                                     articles on teen suicide.




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           ProQuest suggests alternative subjects for us to search.




Our search returned 352 articles.




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                                   Results are shown in groups of 10 per page.




                                                               At the bottom of each page are
                                                               links that let you jump to the
                                                               first, next, or last page, or to
                                                               choose which page to display.


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You can also choose how many results
to show on each page.
ProQuest displays articles in 3 different formats.


     “Full Text”, …


            … “Text+Graphics”, …




                                     … and “Full Text – PDF”.




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                                “Full Text” shows an abstract of the
                                article, followed by the text. Pictures
                                or graphics in the original article are
                                not shown.




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                “Text+Graphics” shows an abstract, the
                text of the article, and any pictures or
                graphics from the original article.


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Articles displayed in Full Text or Text+Graphics have buttons at the top
and bottom of the page for printing the article or e-mailing it to yourself
or someone else.




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                                                              “Page Image – PDF” shows
PDF files have                                                the article as it originally
their own controls                                            appeared in the magazine,
for printing the article                                      with all pictures and graphics
or saving a copy to disk.                                     in place.




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                                                            You can search multiple
                                                            ProQuest databases at
                                                            once.




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                      Central Georgia Tech’s collection of ProQuest
                      databases has been customized to best meet
                      the needs of our faculty and students. Through
                      GALILEO, we have access to 13 databases
                      Covering a wide range of subjects.




Click “View titles” to see a list of all the titles
included in the database.

                                                        Click “more info…” for detailed
                                                        Information about a database.

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For further information :
 The Library staff are ready to help. Please
  ask.
 See our presentation on using EBSCOhost.
 Please e-mail library@centralgatech.edu and
  let us know how we can improve these
  tutorials to better serve your needs.
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  presentation.

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