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Upward Bound- History: How to Search

Helpful Video Tutorials

Click on the following links to view a short tutorial on each topic. For flash-free mobile and Apple devices click on

Encore  (2:18)  

Starting Your Research  (1:42)   

Compiling Your Sources: Books  (3:07)   

Compiling your Sources: E-Books  (2:03)  

Compiling your Sources: Government Documents  (2:28)  

The Library of Congress Classification System   (3:28)  

SuDoc Call Numbers  (4:22)  

The Dewey Decimal Classification System  (5:09)  

    How to Search

    • Type your search term(s) in the blank text box, then click Search Encore

    • An example of a results list is shown below
    • Notice the options inside the red box
      • These are called facets
      • They help to sort through the results
    • If you only want to see e-books in the results list, all you have to do is click e-book.


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