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Video Presentations Click here to get a short presentation of the advanced search [currently in French - available soon in English]

Search Title | Author | Subject | Entity | Series | Type of document | Director | Advanced Search | Browse
You are looking for... [ a title ]
Click on 'Advanced Search':
  • Choose 'Title' in the drop-down list
  • Enter a word (if you enter more than one word, use quotation marks to search the whole expression)
  • Click on 'Search'
  • You are able to limit the results:
    • By entering values in 'Return Results Between' (year only)
    • By choosing in the drop-down menu 'Entities/Documents' a combination of institution-entity-type of document
  • Results
You are looking for... [ an author ]
You can click on 'Advanced Search':
  • Choose 'Creator' in the drop-down list
  • Enter the name of the author
  • Click on 'Search'
  • You are able to limit the results:
    • By entering values in 'Return Results Between' (year only)
    • By choosing in the drop-down menu 'Entities/Documents' a combination of institution-entity-type of document
  • Results
Or click on 'Browse' tab on the homepage and choose 'By creator':
  • Names of authors are showned by alphabetical order
  • Click on the A to Z list
  • Or enter the first letters of the author name
  • Results
You are looking for... [ a subject ]
Click on 'Advanced Search':
  • Choose 'Subject' in the drop-down list
  • Enter a word
  • Click on 'Search'
  • You are able to limit the results:
    • By entering values in 'Return Results Between' (year only)
    • By choosing in the drop-down menu 'Entities/Documents' a combination of institution-entity-type of document
  • Results
You are looking for... [ an entity ]
Click on 'Advanced Search':
  • Choose 'Entity' in the drop-down list
  • Enter the entity name or its acronym
  • Click on 'Search'
  • You are able to limit the results:
    • By entering values in 'Return Results Between' (year only)
    • By choosing in the drop-down menu 'Entities/Documents' a combination of institution-entity-type of document
  • Results
You are looking for... [ a serie ]
Click on 'Advanced Search':
  • Choose 'Series' in the drop-down list
  • Enter a word
  • Click on 'Search'
  • You are able to limit the results:
    • By entering values in 'Return Results Between' (year only)
    • By choosing in the drop-down menu 'Entities/Documents' a combination of institution-entity-type of document
  • Results
You are looking for... [ a type of document ]
Click on the 'Browse' tab on the homepage:
  • Choose 'Communities & Collections'
  • Choose an institution
  • Choose an entity
  • Choose a type of document
  • Enter a word in the 'Search for' box
  • Or browse by 'Titles', 'Authors' or 'By Date'
  • Results
You are looking for... [ a thesis director ]
Click on 'Advanced Search':
  • Choose 'Director' in the drop-down list
  • Type the name of the director
  • Click on 'Search'
  • You are able to limit the results:
    • By entering values in 'Return Results Between' (year only)
    • By choosing in the drop-down menu 'Entities/Documents' a combination of institution-entity-type of document
  • Results
Make an... [ advanced search ]
Click on 'Advanced Search':
  • Choose a search category from the drop-down list
  • Type your search term(s) in the first blank field
  • Choose a Boolean operator from the drop-down list ['and' to restrict; 'or' to broaden; 'not' to exclude]
  • Choose a search category from the drop-down list
  • Type your search term(s) in the first blank field
  • (Repeat the steps in the third level if needed)
  • Click on 'Search'
  • You can limit the results:
    • By typing date(s) (start-end) in the 'Return Results Between' fields
    • By choosing in 'Entities/Documents' drop-down list a combinaison institution-entity-type of document
  • Note: click on 'Reset' to clean the search fields
  • Results
Make a... [ browse search ]
On the homepage, click on 'Communities & Collections' under the 'Browse' tab:
  • Choose an institution from the list and click on the '+' sign to display the Communities & Collections
  • Click on the '+' sign to display the collections within a community (i.e.: FUCAM-Fin-Finance > Theses)
  • Click on the collection (i.e.: 'Theses')
  • You can then:
    • Search the collection by using keywords
    • Search the collection by titles, authors, date
    • Find the recent additions within the collection
  • Results
On the homepage, click on 'By Creator' under the 'Browse' tab:
  • Authors names are displayed by alphabetical order
  • Click on the icon in front of the author name to get his/her bibliography
  • Find an author by choosing a letter in the A-to-Z list
  • Or type the first letters of the author name
  • Results

Results For an advanced search | For a browse | Facets | Notes about some access types
Once your advanced search is done...
A list of results is diplayed:
  • Each result is displayed as follow:
    • title
    • author(s)
    • publication date
    • full text indication
    • peer-review indication
  • By clicking on 'More...', you display the type of document and the abstract
  • By clicking on the title, you get the full record of the document
  • By clicking on the right-side icon, you download the full text
  • You are able to subscribe to the RSS feed by clicking on the icon right-side up ('Subscribe'). You will get the results of your search displayed in your feed reader, and the updates as soon as they are available
Once your browse search is done...
If you have searched for an author, you get a list of his/her publications submitted in the repository:
  • Each result is diplayed as follow:
    • title
    • author(s)
    • publication date
    • full text indication
    • peer-review indication
  • By clicking on 'More...', you display the type of document and the abstract
  • By clicking on the title, you get the full record of the document
  • By clicking on the right-side icon, you download the full text
  • You are able to subscribe to the RSS feed by clicking on the icon right-side up ('Subscribe'). You will get the results of your search displayed in your feed reader, and the updates as soon as they are available
If you have browsed by 'Communities & Collections', you get on a page where you are able to:
  • Have a look to the 10 last entries
  • Make a search
  • Or browse results by 'Title', 'Creator', 'By Date'
  • Then, you get a list of results (more)
Facets
  • Once you get a results list, facets are displayed on the left: each facet is accompanied by the number of associated items and is hyperlinked to another page
  • Facets are a convenient way to filter your search results and generate a subset of results from the List of Titles
  • Once you have selected a facet, the next set of results that appears will be limited by your selection
  • To remind you of the facet being used as a filter, DIAL displays the facet accompanied by a red X in front of the term. If you select a facet, and then from the filtered results select another facet, both facets will appear
  • Click on the red X to go back to the previous set of results
Notes about some access types
  • Within the 'PubMed' collections, if there is no link to the full text in the record, use the 'DOI' link to access the publisher web interface and to get the full text, in cas that the institution has a subscription

Manage your results Once your search is done, you are able to keep records in your basket ('My Collection') and save and/or send them.
Use your [ basket ]
While making a search, you will find on the page results the basket icon with a 'plus' sign in front of the document title:
  • Click on the icon to keep the citation
  • Click again on the icon to unkeep the citation
  • Click on 'My Collection' to display the content of your basket
Save/send [ results ]
Once you have kept some citations in your basket, you are able to save them:
  • Choose a format in the drop-down menu (HTML recommended)
  • Click on the 'Save Citation to Disk' button at the bottom of the page
  • You are able to a) diplay directly the results; b) save the generated file on a storage device (hard disk, USB)
You are able to also send the citations by email:
  • Choose a format in the drop-down menu (HTML recommended)
  • Type a valid email address
  • You are able to customize the subject field
  • Click on 'Send Citation'

Find Recent Additions
Recent Additions
By clicking on 'Recent Additions' in the toolbar, you can choose in the drop-down list:
  • 'Today': to show the items added the same day
  • 'This week': to show the items added during the current week
  • 'This month': to show the items added during the current month
  • 'This year': to show the items added during the current year
Latest Submissions
    Once you have browsed 'Communities & Collections' and chosen a particular collection, you find at the bottom of the page the latest items submitted within this collection

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