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Searching for books in Summon

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welcome to the Virginia Tech University Library series
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short tutorials on how you some now we've are done basic search in someone
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hears something I want to show you
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with some and by default it will search for
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everything we have access to so not just books but as you can see here newspaper
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articles
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journal articles our publications dissertations everything
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and you have on the side here different
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of assets that you can use to refine your search the content-type
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you can where you know which labor location subject terms: publication
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date: any of those things
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when I want to use how this changes if we tell we just want to search for a
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book
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some click on more options on my content-type:
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I'm I'm going to exclude everything
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and then include the book I'm
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alright so now all we should see is book so you can see that it looks good
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lowered my return to 112 results what this
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also does though is this gives us four new facets to choose from
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author genre region
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in time period his hammy results returns under each one of those
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so I could for example go in safe I'm looking for a particular author I can
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just click those
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or if I know that i'm looking for. I case study
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I could click on a case study and lower my results even more
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so when you search for just a book it changes your refinement options on the
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leftside
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up the search pain and it's as simple as that thank you for taking the time to
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look at the short tutorial
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on how to look for books and some

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