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Calendar | Proquest: Advanced Searching: Beyond the Single Search Box

Proquest: Advanced Searching: Beyond the Single Search Box

This class is provided by Proquest. This class will be offered again if the time is not convenient. CEU’s are not available for this training. Please contact the Continuing Education Coordinator at the South Dakota State Library via email Email Link if you have any questions or want to discuss training options.

  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Location: online
  • Audio: toll-free telephone or voice over ip (via computer speakers)

The ProQuest platform brings you the best search experience possible, including advanced search options to help you locate relevant content quickly. Join an online session with one of our trainers to learn how to use the advanced search features and functionality in the ProQuest platform. We will also show you how to access support, including tutorials, help pages and documentation. The session is scheduled for 45 minutes to cover:

  • A review of advanced search tips
  • Advanced Search and Command Line search forms
  • Formatting a search using field codes, proximity operators and special characters
  • Using ProQuest Smart Search to identify relevant subject terms
  • Using the Thesaurus to locate appropriate subject terms
  • Search results - faceted search options, document preview and more
  • ebrary e-book discovery
  • Questions?

SUGGESTED: Prior viewing of the Introduction to the ProQuest Platform webinar or familiarity with the ProQuest platform basic search features.

No available scheduled events as of December 30, 2015

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David Bradford EMAIL
Digital Resources Coordinator
605-773-3131, Option 5, 3

Kathleen Slocum EMAIL
Continuing Education Coordinator
605-773-3131, Option 5, 2

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