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Help Videos

This guide is a collection of help videos that show how to use Milner Library search tools to find books and articles, and how to print and save work at Milner Library.

Find Articles

Use the Combined Search Box

https://www.screencast.com/t/6WZbINHG

This quick video shows how to use the search box titled Combined Search to find resources of all types. 

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NOTE: Combined Search used to be known as Search Anything.

Find an Article by Title

https://www.screencast.com/t/xAGvQwdMk8hC

This video shows how to search for an article by title using the Advanced Articles Search tool.

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Find an Article by Title when Articles Search Initially Doesn't Work

https://www.screencast.com/t/R2ErfXh8f

This video will show you how to find an article by title in Articles Search using the Expand Beyond Milner Library option under Tweak your results when the article doesn’t appear the first time you try Articles Search.  

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Find an Article When You Know the Author, Title, etc.

https//www.screencast.com/t/MbBZgiflBkw

This video shows how to use the Citation Finder tool to find an article if you already have the citation information.

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Find the Electronic Version of a Journal by Title

https://www.screencast.com/t/Vfe6NJoHKC

This video shows how to use the Journal Search tool to see if we have access to the electronic version a journal.

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Use the Find It Button for Full-Text Article in a Database

https://www.screencast.com/t/oW72seWU6

This video shows how to use Find It to find the full text version of an article online. It shows an article in a database that does not have an online full text version.

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