Module 3 - How to find the required information

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1.5 View search results

After launching the search query, a full list of search results is given. By default these are displayed by relevance, but you could also select a chronological order at the top.

The results are always accompanied by some bibliographic data, like title, author(s) and abstract. A few other things can also be noticed:

  • the indication of the type (here: Journal Article);
  • the availability of the result (here: Full Text Online);
  • the number of times the result has been cited (here: 9 times).

UHasselt Discovery Service: example search result

When you hover over the search result with your mouse, you get a detailed data sheet of that particular record. Optionally, the bibliographic reference can be saved in a folder, sent by email or exported to a personal document. If the record is full text available, you also get the option "Read Online".

In the search results, the entered search terms are displayed in bold.