PowerSearch

Date: Monday, October 1, 2012
Start Time: 3:00 pm   End Time: 4:00 pm
(Time Zone: US/Eastern)

Category: Product Training

Description

 

Register for PowerSearch Training
Gale’s newly enhanced PowerSearch platform is unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated, yet simple, solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference and primary source information. PowerSearchprovides your patrons with access to all the Gale content in your library’s collection through one, single search query. The result is that you maximize usage of your Gale databases while patrons enjoy the time saved through a streamlined common user interface that can be customized to match their skill level and habits.

This web-based training event will provide participants with an in-depth overview of the latest enhancements to the PowerSearch platform that were garnered from user and librarian feedback.

Upon completion of this course, participants in the training session will understand the applications of the following new features available in the platform.
New Homepage:

  • Smart searching
  • Named User functionality, allowing users to create profiles and save content
    Enhanced Search Results:
  • Search within results; limit results by subject, publication, document type and date sliders
  • Context-sensitive multimedia, including images, videos and podcasts
  • Web 2.0 sharing functionality, including RSS
    Enhanced Advanced Searching:
  • More limiting capabilities, including a controlled vocabulary browse that allows users to refine their searches with multiple subject terms
  • Limit by publication, publication subject category, reading level and many more options
    This web-based training event will provide participants with an in-depth overview of the latest enhancements to the PowerSearch platform that were garnered from user and librarian feedback.


Contact: Andrea Devlin
Email: andrea.devlin@cengage.com

More Info: https://cengage.webex.com/cengage/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=927787406

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