1) Steps for using
Step1: Select the type of Search (described below) as desired.
Step2 : Login with your ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’
if you do not have I P enabled Access
Step3 : Fill in the required inputs for search and click
‘Search Button’ for results.
2) Search Options
a) Text Search
b) Parametric Search
Text Search : It is used when you wish to search your target
from all available Online Resources. This interface will search
the result from the database of all Journals, Publishers, Articles,
TOC, Abstracts, Databases, E-books, and Online Tutorials etc.
The method of Text Search is illustrated below using an example
Step 1 : Enter the word (e.g. ‘Economics’) in
the Text Search field
Step 2 : Then click the button ‘Text Search’.
Result : Text Search’
will produce all the matching results from all Journals, Publishers,
Articles, TOC, Abstracts, Databases, E-books, and Online Tutorials
Parametric Search : It is preferred when the search has to
be more specific on a particular parameter like Journal Title, Publisher,
Articles, Databases, E-books, TOC, or Abstracts etc. This search
interface will search your target only by that parameter which you
have specified in the field. The user is also facilitated with the
option of choosing Subject level 1 (Subject category) and Subject
level 2 (Sub Categories of the Subject) for making the search more
An example is illustrated below :
Step 1 : Choose any of the parametric field (e.g. Journal
Title), check the box before ‘Journal Title’ and enter
the word ‘Economics’.
Step 2 : Click on ‘Search’ button.
Result : Parametric Search’
will produce all the matching results with ‘Economics’
existing only in database of Journal Title.
3) Search Criteria
Basic Search :
Provides access to Table of Contents as well
as Abstracting and Bibliographic details of more than 16,000 Journals
and Free Full Text Electronic Access to more than 2,500 E-Journals.
User can search specific information in fields like Journal Title,
Article, Publisher, TOC, Abstract, Subject Category, ISSN, and Access
Type. You can search on a single search field or multiple Search
Advance Search :
User Can Search on various fields like Free
Databases / Subscribed Databases, E-Books, Online Tutorials apart
from having all search facility included in Basic Search.