Category Archives: Foxtrax

Proximity Searching

A useful advanced search technique is to search for a specific term that appears relatively close to another term.  This is known affectionately as a “proximity” search, and is supported in FoxTrax and most library databases. In FoxTrax (the GFU … Continue reading

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Videos On Demand At GFU

Tip: You can find a list of all the Videos on Demand (streaming videos) by going through Foxtrax and doing a keyword search for “vod”. We have almost 400 though so to narrow your search: Go to Foxtrax Select Advanced … Continue reading

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Find Music at GFU Libraries

Image via Wikipedia To find music at GFU Libraries: Go to FoxTrax and select “Advanced Search” enter an asterisk enter search term, phrase, or name in the search box limit “Material type” to “SOUND RECORD” click on the “Submit” button

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Journal Search Tip

If you are looking for a specific journal but you only know a word or two in the title of the journal, you can use Foxtrax to find it at the library. Go to the Library Homepage and click on … Continue reading

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About Scholarly Articles

Scholarly articles are also known as PEER-REVIEWED articles.  A “peer-reviewed” article means that it has been subjected to a PROCESS OF CRITICAL EVALUATION by one or more experts on the subject.  These are the types of articles that you will … Continue reading

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Finding Foreign Language Materials at the Library

One way to find foreign language materials at the library is by using Foxtrax to browse. 1. Go to Foxtrax 2. Select the “Subject” search 3. Subject search – Spanish Language, French Language, etc. 4. Scroll through areas of interest: … Continue reading

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