How to Search Academic OneFile and GVRL?

  1. Search Types: Choose a search type
    •  BASIC SEARCH: Search using basic criteria, or browse publications
    •  SUBJECT SEARCH: Search and browse a hierarchical list of subjects
    •  ADVANCED SEARCH: Combine search terms for precise searches
  2. Browse Publication: Instead of searching you can also browse publications by clicking on one of the subject groupings below the search box
  3. Search Results: When you conduct a search, you will be taken to a results list
    • To view an article, click on the article title
    • To view information on the publication containing the article, click on the title
  4. Article View: By clicking on one of the articles in the search results, you will be taken to the full entry of that article
  5. Tools: Article tools are available in the Tools box to the upper right of the articles: View PDF Pages, Print Preview, Email, Download, Citation Tools, Download MP3, Translate, Readspeaker. There are also options on the left of the screen: Refine results; Limit to; Limit by; Image results/video results/podcast results
  6. User Account: By creating a user account in the database, you will be able to save marked items, set search alerts and RSS feeds, and save search queries