Journal Search Module

 

Journal Search Module

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Journal Search

Author(s) Benjamin Ryckman, Nathaniel Ryckman, Uthara Iyer, Zaynaib Giwa
Maintainer(s) Benjamin Ryckman
Source source
Sponsors IMLS
Latest Version 3.1.2014

Description

The Journal Search Module searches a wide range of databases for available online articles that relate to your search keywords.

Information displayed in the Catalog Module includes:

  • The article’s title
  • The article’s journal name
  • Any other information associated with the item.

Usage

Log In

You will automatically be presented with this login screen if an account is needed to access the feature selected. Enter your username and password, and then click "Login" to login. Click "Cancel" to return to the main screen.

A screenshot of the login prompt.

Enter Search Information

Enter the search keywords in the box at the top of the page. To change the search source, select one of the options from the dropdown menu.

A screenshot of the search results of the journal search module.

View Results

The search results will be displayed in a list. Scroll up and down the list to see all of the items.

A screenshot of the search results of the journal search module.

Selecting an Item

By clicking on one of the list items, you can select that item. More information will be displayed, such as the article source, author(s), abstract, webpage link, a downloadable pdf (if available), etc.


Emailing Information

After searching and selecting an article, you can select the “E-mail Article” button, located at the bottom of the page. You can then follow the device prompts to email the article information.

A screenshot of the email article prompt of the journal search module.

Downloading PDF

Some items will have the option to download a PDF version of the article. After searching and selecting an item, under the “Links:” section of the information page, there will be a link to the downloadable PDF. If no PDF is available for that article, the option for a PDF will not be displayed.

1.A screenshot of a pdf link being downloaded in the journal search module.
2.A screenshot of an opened pdf document downloaded from the journal search module.

Webpage

Searched and selected articles give the option to view information about the article from your device’s browser. To do this, select the “Webpage” link under the “Links:” section of the information page.

1.A screenshot of an item's information with a link to an external webpage in the journal search module.
2.A screenshot of an webpage opened from the journal search module.

Log Out

Click once on the down arrow in the upper-right corner. Then select “Logout.”

A screenshot of the logout prompt.
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