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Using Solomon

Using Solomon. The Simple Search Scoop. Search Scoop. Sign In Finding Books Finding Articles. SOLOMON. Library Web Site. Library Catalog. Open Access. Web Sites. eJournals. ebooks. www.masters.edu/library Search Solomon books & articles Search Solomon Advanced books & articles

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Using Solomon

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  1. Using Solomon The Simple Search Scoop

  2. Search Scoop • Sign In • Finding Books • Finding Articles

  3. SOLOMON Library Web Site Library Catalog Open Access Web Sites eJournals ebooks • www.masters.edu/library • Search Solomon • books & articles • Search Solomon Advanced • books & articles • Search Databases • eBooks, eArticles, eReference INDEXES & DATABASES ATLA Religion ProQuest Opposing Viewpoints EBSCO Christian Periodical Index

  4. Remotely Access Resources, eShelf, Patron Account Sign In

  5. Sign In • Be sure to “Sign in” • Allows easier remote access to online resources • eBooks, eArticles, eReference • Allows use of your own private eShelf • Create bibliographies • Create folders • Make notes to saved sources • Allows access to your own patron account • Find the items you have checked out and their due dates • Renew items checked out • Find fines/fees owed

  6. Sign In • To “Sign in” go to the • Top right corner of Advanced Search page • Your Barcode can be found on your student ID card.

  7. Traditional books and ebooks Finding Books

  8. Finding Books • Search Solomon • Books with Books and more (Library Catalog)

  9. Finding Books • Search Solomon Advanced • Books with Books and more (Library Catalog) • Language = English • Publication date

  10. Finding Books • Specific Title known • Select keywords from title - in the title field • Specific Title unknown • Search main topic in the title field • If that doesn’t work, use the subject field

  11. Full-text online or physically in the library Finding articles

  12. Finding Articles • Search Solomon/Solomon Advanced • Articles with Articles and more (searches the journals in the Solomon cloud)

  13. Finding Articles • Search Databases • Select Category (i.e. Biblical Studies, Education, Communication, Psychology, etc.) • Searches journals in other clouds like EBSCO, ProQuest and Opposing Viewpoints • Best method when a professor recommends specific journals

  14. Finding Articles

  15. Finding Articles • Find Databases • Find Databases again (top right corner) • Or use Search Solomon Advanced

  16. Finding Articles • Discover indexes and databases listed in each category

  17. Finding Articles • Search a personally selected database or set of databases. • Check desired databases Shaded Squares can be searched simultaneously with one another

  18. Finding Articles • Search a database that can only be searched directly through the provider’s portal. • These are not searched through “Search Databases” and cannot be checked for “My Databases” • These Must be selected the direct link to the database White squared items must be searched directly; These cannot be searched with others

  19. Librarians are your Friends! • Miss Janet Tillman (aka Miss T.) is your Reference Librarian. • Contact Miss T. for additional help and information. • jtillman@masters.edu • 661-362-2201 (work) • 661-433-9119 (text messages)

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