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Funk Research & Database Guides: Home

Funk (ACES) Video Tutorials

Library Tools and Services Series

How to Find an E-Journal

  • Learn how to find and access an e-journal using the Journal Search function of the Library catalog. 

How to Use Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery

  • Learn how to use Library services to obtain items outside of the UIUC collection. 

Primo Search for the Life Sciences

  • Primo is our online library catalog. Learn to search Primo with a Life Sciences focus. 

How to Use Easy Search

  • Learn how to use the Easy Search function of the Funk (ACES) Library Homepage.


How to Use Scopus Database Series

Keyword Searching in Scopus

  • Learn to conduct a keyword search, use Boolean operators and truncation/wildcards, and how to narrow search results in Scopus. 

Anatomy of a Record in Scopus

  • Explore the facets of an item record in Scopus, including where to find author information, indexed keywords, and document metrics. 

Analyzing Author Information

  • Discover the facets of the author profile in Scopus, including author metrics, document and citation trends, and the h-index. 

Exploring the Author Search Tab

  • Learn to conduct an author search in Scopus. 


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