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ENGL 1102 Graphic Novels: Sources: Finding

Discover

Image showing DISCOVER search box on the library homepage.

The Discover Tab searches most of the library's databases and the GIL-Find catalog. 

The Discover search is a great place to start your library research. You will likely receive a lot of results when you search using Discover because you will be searching all of the online databases included in Galileo as well as the library catalog which contains the books, eBooks, films, and more items located in the library building.

Places to Look: Images

General Subject Databases

Places to Look: Finding Books

Search GIL-Find@VSU to find materials available in Odum Library

 

GIL-Find@VSU is the library's online catalog. This catalog is made up of descriptive records of all the materials available at Odum Library. These materials include books, videos, musical scores, government documents, print journals, and other items. Each GIL-Find record represents one item and provides detailed information about the record, such as the author, title, subject headings, and the call number for the item.  GIL-Find is available online and no password is needed to search Odum Library’s catalog.

Tips for Finding Websites

# Finds popular hashtags for popular topics. 
* Use an asterisk to represent unknown or wildcard terms. 
-

If you include a dash before a search term or site, it subtracts pages with those terms from your results. 

"

If you put a phrase or word in quotation marks,  the results will only include pages with the words in quotation marks. 

info:

Get information about a web address, including the cached version of the page, similar pages, and pages that link to the site.

OR Link synonyms with OR. Your results page will contain either term. 
related: Find sites that are similar to a web address you already know.
site: Get results from certain sites or domains.

For more information about search operators, visit Google's page: Search Operators

Places to Look: Federal Government Documents