A Quick Start Guide to Gale NewsVault™
EXAMPLE: Use a Keyword search for To Kill a
Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
The Entire Document has brought up 126
results, considerably more than the 13 results
of the Keyword. Even though there are fewer
results, the first search will probably have a lot
of articles that are not actually about the book
and only mention it briefly.
For more accurate results try using the
Advanced Search (in the menu along the top of
the page) for e.g., Martin Luther King. Conduct
a keyword search and limit the results to
articles after January 15, 1929, his date of
Limiting the search with another term, such as
‘Civil Rights’, will supply more relevant and
specific results. Limit the search by displaying
articles from The Times (238 results).
The number of articles is now 99.
Limiting the search in different ways will
make certain articles much easier to find.
Try looking for Martin Luther King’s I
Have a Dream speech. The speech was
delivered on August 28, 1963 (and will
have been published after this date) at
the Lincoln Memorial during the Civil
Rights March. A combination of these
facts will locate the article, although not
all of them are necessary. Try finding The
Times article displayed on the right.
What about the article The Times wrote about
the Civil Rights leader’s death? He was
assassinated on April 4, 1968 at the Lorraine
Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Try and find the
Now try finding the following:
• The Russian Revolution in 1917
• An article about Hitler’s election as
Chancellor of Germany in 1933
• The release of Nelson Mandela in