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FirstSearch overview

Course description

FirstSearch offers a robust searching experience for WorldCat and other databases. In this session, we explore these search capabilities and demonstrate how to use indexes, limiters, and other techniques to obtain optimal search results.

This course does not provide directions for customizing FirstSearch. For this information, please consult the documentation, Manage FirstSearch and the WorldCat Admin, found on the FirstSearch support site.

This course is for library staff who want to refresh their searching skills in FirstSearch or those who are new to the service and want to explore the functionality available within it.

Register for live, online training

Date    

Thursday, December 19, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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View a recorded session

View a recorded session (60 minutes)

Course handouts

Searching WorldCat in FirstSearch

 

Request closed captioning
Closed captioning is available in the US upon request with 5 business days' notice. To request closed captioning for a training session, please contact us at training@oclc.org.

Cancellation policy
In the event of low attendance, OCLC may cancel a training session. In this situation, registrants will be notified by email in advance of the session.

 

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