[Michlib-l] Gale's new visual search (term cluster) feature
RobinsonS at mcls.org
Thu May 22 10:57:00 EDT 2014
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Term clusters, or visual search results, allow users to discover the
context of their search term and uncover hidden connections. Many people
are visual learners, and this new feature will be an added way for them to
grasp how their search relates to larger or narrower topics or how it
relates to other subjects. From students to adults, this will be a
The visual search (term clusters) is available in most of the InfoTrac
databases and can be used in two ways.
1 - you can go directly to Term Clusters in the orange tabs on the top
banner, then do your search.
2 - you can do your search, then find the link to "term clusters" in the
left navigation pane.
Part time Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 8:30a - 2p, with slight variations
Suzanne Robinson, AMLS
MeL Databases Training Coordinator
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (mcls.org)
1407 Rensen St., Suite 1
Lansing, MI 48910 800-530-9019 ext 134
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