Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Medianet Web Searching & Booking Copyright 1999-2002 Dymaxion Research Ltd. October 1, 2002 For Web Version 4.7 Provided for Medianet."— Presentation transcript:
civil war add * for prefix search e.g. cat* enter search term but keep it simple: search first, then tailor if required tailor your search with optional pop-down menus Green is used to draw attention to the next likely step… submit Catalog Search Options
An alphabetic listing Click on any title’s name to view a full description. Click on this small pick button to add the item to your shopping cart now.
All title details Link to other titles under these subjects Click to view the series members
Series description & Members/Episode list Click a title to view a full description
Order multiple items from one search The optional multi-pick feature allows you to choose several titles from a single search and place them on the order form all at one time. To select a multi-pick display, select the Detail Display Menu and choose: Brief multi-pick or Full multi-pick
Performing a multi-pick search Choose appropriate pull-down options Press Submit cat Type your search criteria
Selecting multiple items Brief multi-pick results display brief title information followed by available formats. Click the box beside the title/format you wish to order… you may mark many titles. Press pick items on page to add selected titles to the order form.
To view a description of titles, select full multi-pick mode and press submit. Viewing title descriptions
Full multi-pick mode displays full title information. Click the box beside the title/format you wish to order… you may mark many titles. Press pick items on page to add selected titles to the order form.
The multi-pick order form functions the same as the standard order form. Enter your order dates and continue searching or submit your order in your usual manner. The multi-pick order form
Mediagraphies Our specialized title listings group items by commonly-requested categories
The mediagraphy listing Our specialty listings are designed to help make your searching more successful… if there are any mediagraphies that would be helpful to you, please let us know. choose a category
click print and you have your own copy A mediagraphy’s brief contents optionally switch to full display mode below
A mediagraphy’s full contents click print and you have your own copy Just like a mini-catalog, titles display in sequence.
What is New, Newer, Newest? New is everything added since the June 30 th that is more than 18 months ago Newer is everything added since the June 30 th that is more than 6 months ago Newest is everything added within the past 90 days.
Advanced searching Help includes a Boolean overview with examples and diagrams. Advanced search supports boolean: AND, OR, NOT and brackets.
Fields to search The keyword menu, limits your search to a specific field Choose subject browse to search by subject history Enter the subject you’re searching for then press submit.
Subject search results The numbers in parentheses show how many titles are listed under each subject. Click a subject to view it’s titles. Note the cross-references.
Release/copyright search Want only older or more recent items? Use the year menu to limit your search. Hint: “2001+” means 2001 or later
Search for new additions Search the collection by acquisition date.
Search within mediagraphies Search mediagraphies for particular titles.