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1 This tutorial is designed to take you through the features and content of Oxford African American Studies Center. Please click "Start the Tour" below for a step-by-step guide. Alternatively, use the table of contents on the left-hand side of the screen to go to a specific item of interest; you can also navigate by using the Previous and Next buttons that appear in the upper right-hand corner of every screen. Start the Tour ABOUT THE GUIDED TOUR About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information Next 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

2 Jump to a topic: The home page allows the user to navigate quickly and intuitively 1 Available on every page, the navigation bar lets you quickly search or browse a variety of content types 2 Quick Search is accessible from every page within the site 3 Focus On: A collection of articles, essays, images and editorially-selected links on a topic or individual relevant to African American studies Jump to a topic: NAVIGATING THE HOME PAGE 2 Next Previous 3 About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing 1

3 Conduct searches within biographies, images and multimedia, primary sources, or bibliographies Filters, including era and thematic category, allow you to refine your search 1 1 SEARCHING Next Previous About the Guided Tour Jump to a topic: - Biography Search - Image & Multimedia Search - Primary Source Search - Bibliography Search 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

4 Biography Search: search over 5,000 biographies of prominent figures in the study of the African American experience 1 In addition to name, times, and places of birth and death, locate information on people based on… (continued) 1 BIOGRAPHY SEARCH Next Previous About the Guided Tour Jump to a topic: - Biography Search - Image & Multimedia Search - Primary Source Search - Bibliography Search 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

5 Biography Search: search over 5,000 biographies of prominent figures in the study of the African American experience 2 …Place of Origin, Activity/Profession, and more! Next Previous Limit your search to biographies from specific eras or thematic categories BIOGRAPHY SEARCH About the Guided Tour Jump to a topic: - Biography Search - Image & Multimedia Search - Primary Source Search - Bibliography Search 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

6 Image Search: search an expanding collection of over 1,750 images and multimedia including video clips, maps, charts, and tables Search the text of image and multimedia titles, captions, and sources 1 Search by era or thematic category 2 1 IMAGE & MULTIMEDIA SEARCH 2 Next Previous About the Guided Tour Jump to a topic: - Biography Search - Image & Multimedia Search - Primary Source Search - Bibliography Search 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

7 PRIMARY SOURCE SEARCH Next Previous Primary Source Search: search an expanding collection of primary sources, including speeches, essays, legal documents, and more, each accompanied by specially written commentaries providing insightful context Search based on document information: title, author, date or date range, document type, commentary text, and more 1 1 About the Guided Tour Jump to a topic: - Biography Search - Image & Multimedia Search - Primary Source Search - Bibliography Search 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

8 Next Previous Bibliography Search enables the user to search over 30,000 bibliographic citations and discover new research paths BIBLIOGRAPHY SEARCH Conduct your search based on author name, work or journal title, publisher, publication year, and a range of other criteria 1 1 About the Guided Tour Jump to a topic: - Biography Search - Image & Multimedia Search - Primary Source Search - Bibliography Search 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

9 john lewis Next Previous VIEWING SEARCH RESULTS Search results are clearly organized to make finding content simple Source and entry type are prominently displayed for all search results 2 Search Results can be viewed together or filtered by content type Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing - Refining Search Results

10 Next Previous Search results are clearly organized to make finding content simple REFINING SEARCH RESULTS Further refine your search results by filtering based on Era or thematic Category and sub- category 2 2 Print or your search results 1 1 Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 4. Browsing - Refining Search Results 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure

11 Next Previous BROWSING Browse based on a specific Era, Topic or Region Browse only a particular content type, or jump immediately to entries beginning with a specific letter Browse thousands of available entries based on a variety of criteria Source information and entry type are prominently displayed for entries Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

12 Next Previous ENTRY STRUCTURE Get the most out of article content with a wide range of features 1 Print, , or cite using ProCite, RefWorks, EndNote or ReferenceManager 3 Highlight your original search term 2 Highlight any word and perform an expanded search 5 Related Content points users to similar articles within the site (continued) 4 Article information 1 3 Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing 2 4 5

13 Next Previous ENTRY STRUCTURE 6 Bibliography provides additional avenues for research 7 OpenURL enables you to locate a work in your librarys online catalog Get the most out of article content with a wide range of features 6 7 Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

14 Next Previous TIMELINES Timelines allow you to navigate chronologically through African American and related history 1 Select a single timeline, or compare many side-by-side 2 Events are hyperlinked to relevant articles 2 1 Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

15 Next Previous LINKS Editorially-selected links help guide further research into areas including Arts and Leisure, Business and Labor, Education, Government and Politics, History, Religion and Spirituality, Science and Medicines, and Statistical Resources Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

16 Next Previous LEARNING CENTER The Learning Center is a collection of learning and teaching resources editorially-designed to help guide users as they explore the AASC 1 Featuring Black Women in America highlights the centrality of black women to American society 2 Country Maps and Vital Statistics include over 90 entries on countries, territories, and regions (continued) Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing 12

17 Focus On features are archived in Features of the Month 3 Next Previous LEARNING CENTER The Learning Center is a collection of learning and teaching resources editorially-designed to help guide users as they explore the AASC 4 Further Reading offers extensive subject bibliographies 4 Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing 3

18 Next Previous SITE HELP Context-sensitive help is available throughout the site Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing

19 Previous FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Oxford offers a variety of subscription and purchase options, free trials to institutions, and unparalleled customer support Learn more about the Oxford African American Studies CenterOxford African American Studies Center View Frequently Asked QuestionsFrequently Asked Questions Free 30-day trials are available to interested institutionstrials Available by annual subscription with unlimited and concurrentsubscription user access options Check out Whats New on the siteWhats New Jump to a topic: About the Guided Tour 1. Navigating the Home Page 2. Searching 8. Learning Center 7. Links 10. For More Information 6. Timelines 9. Site Help 3. Viewing Search Results 5. Entry Structure 4. Browsing To learn more about Oxfords award-winning suite of online resources, visit:


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