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ScholarSearch: What is it?: Results screen

Information about Drew Library's discovery service, with tips on how to use it

Interpreting results

You've done your search, now it's time to review the results. See below for the types of resources you may find in your results screen.

Interpreting results: examples of what you may see on the results screen

Result: Research Starter

A Research Starter is a citable, authoritative encyclopedia article

Result: Journal search

If your search term is a journal title, you will see a search box allowing you to search within that journal. In this case, you would be searching the journal titled Sustainability.

Result: Recommended Research Guides and Databases

About halfway down the results page, you may see a box like the one shown here. Links to recommended Research Guides will take you to LibGuides created by our Librarians to help you find specific resources.  It also suggests additional databases or resources which could enhance your search. 

Result: Book or reference book with call number:

Icons before each result indicate the type of resource it is. Here are some examples:

Result: Periodical or Academic Journal

These labels indicate that the result is an article.

Result: Review

Usually this a book review

Placing a Hold

A new feature of ScholarSearch is the ability to place  a hold on a physical book in our collection. 

When a book is available in the stacks,  you will see a "Place request" button above the call # and title 


Click on the Place Request Button. You will see this screen 


Submit the request and you will receive an email with 24 hours when the book is ready to be picked up 

If a book is already checked out, you will be placed in a hold queue for when the book  becomes available 



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