Basic Search You are interested in the control of rabies in the Ethiopian wolf, Canis simensis. Enter control rabies ethiopian wolf canis simensis




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wiser science: ovidsp - MAY 2008

PRACTICE SEARCHES


Navigate to OvidSP from the main University web page
Select the following databases:

Ignore the Archive versions


  1. Basic Search

You are interested in the control of rabies in the Ethiopian wolf, Canis simensis.

Which of these terms are not used according to the Search Aid box?

What happened when you click on “Remove Duplicates”?



  • Now click to expand the Search History

What happens when you click on the Details button?


  1. Find Citation

You need the full reference for an article. You know the author’s name is Thompson and the article is on tropical climate change, but don’t know the exact title.

  • Enter tropical climate change in the Article Title box and thompson in the Author Surname box.

What is the full title?


  1. Search Tools

Which options are you offered when you click on the Search Tools tab?

Which options are you NOT offered compared to the Medline search demonstrated earlier?



  • Enter artiodactyla as a Tree search. Choose BIOSIS Previews when asked to specify a database.

Which broader term does it appear under?


  1. Advanced Ovid Search

Suppose you are interested in the clutch size of the barn swallow, Hirundo rustica.

  • Do a keyword search for barn swallow$ (the $ is a truncation symbol and using this will retrieve both barn swallow and barn swallows. An asterisk can also be used for this purpose).

  • Do another keyword search for hirundo rustica.

Do you get the same results if you enter ((hirundo rustica) or (barn swallow$)) and (clutch size) as a keyword search?


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