A notification in the Search Everything system that lets you know if there are any new search results for your saved search query.
Boolean Operator (also known as Connector)
Often called “Boolean operators,” connectors AND, OR and NOT will make the database search for your keywords in a specific way.
The information that displays for each Detailed Record in the Search Results.
See Search Results.
Important elements that help readers identify and retrieve a publication. Elements typically include publication information like author/creator, title, date, name of journal (for articles), name of publisher (for books), volume and issue number (for articles) and page numbers.
A group of Information Sources held by the Chamberlain Library.
Author or individual(s) that created the Information Source.
A searchable index that stores Information Sources in electronic format.
The details of an individual record that displays on its own page after clicking a record's title in the Search Results.
A free article request service available to current Chamberlain students and faculty members.
A book published in electronic format that can be read on a computer or mobile device.
A journal published in electronic format that can be read on a computer or mobile device. See also Journal.
Videos, audio clips, images, graphics, slides and more that can be accessed on a computer or mobile device.
See Information Source.
A personal list of sources that can be saved in the Search Everything system for later retrieval by using the Pin button.
A tool that allows you to limit your Search Results in the Search Everything system after you perform a search.
See Detailed Record.
The complete text of an Information Source.
Information Source (also known as a Source)
An item found in the library or online that supports a user's information needs. Items include eJournals, eBooks, websites and other electronic publications.
A publication containing articles written by researchers and other experts.
A term from a research topic to use in a search.
Information Sources that are available to all.
Portable document format.
The process in which an article is vetted by an impartial panel of experts prior to publication in a journal.
A permanent link to an online source.
A firsthand account from participants or observers of an event or period of time.
A person or company who publishes books, periodicals, and other materials.
A webpage(s) created by the library team that provides Information Sources focusing on a specific program, subject and library service or skill.
A primary publication that presents original research from a professional field. Scholarly sources include: academic journals, peer-reviewed journals and books, government websites (.gov) and professional organization websites (.org).
Search Everything (also known as Search System)
The Chamberlain University Library's single, unified search system on the library homepage.
A list of results that generate after you do a search from the search box on the library homepage or one of the databases from the Databases A to Z list.
Search Strategy (also known as Search String or Search Statement)
Keywords from your research topic joined together by Boolean Operators to use in a library search.
A description, analysis or recounting of a Primary Source.
A subject term that is part of a controlled vocabulary and is assigned to articles based on their content to make them easier to retrieve.
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