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What content is included in the different Quick Search Source Types?

When you conduct a Quick Search search, you will see in the left-hand column, a section called Source Types.  Source Types are primarily a combination of several Publication Types.

Note: Some source types are catalog specific and may not be supported.  Also, there is no place to see all source types for a given record.

These Publication Types Combine Into >>> Source Types
Academic Journals, Peer-Reviewed Journals, material from academic databases identified in the metadata as Journal, Journal Article, or Article
(more info about Academic Journals and Peer-Reviewed materials in EDS)
Academic Journals
Journals, Journal Articles, and Periodicals
(more info about Academic Journals and Peer-Reviewed materials in EDS)
Periodicals
Trade Publications Trade Publications
Newspapers and Newswires News
Books, Almanac, Reference Books, Book Collections, Essays, eBooks, and Audiobooks Books
Book Review, Film Review, and Product Reviews
Reviews
Country Reports, Market Research Reports, Reports, Educational Reports, SWOT Analyses, Industry Reports, Industry Profiles, and Grey Literature Reports
Conference Papers, Conference Proceedings, and Symposium Conference Materials
Dissertation and Thesis Dissertations/Theses
Biography (JMU does not recommend using this category, instead use Finding Biographies.) Biographies
Legal Documents, and Primary Source Documents
(JMU does not recommend using this category, instead use
Finding Primary Sources.)
Primary Source Documents
Government Documents Government Documents
Music, Music Score, Multiple Score Format, Voice Score, and Printed Music Music Score
Research Starters Content (JMU does not recommend using this category, instead use Background Information.) Research Starters
Computer Files, Computers, Electronic Resources, eBooks, and Websites
(JMU does not recommend using this category, instead use the Full Text (Online) limit in the left hand column of Quick Search results screens.)
Electronic Resources
CD-ROMs, Games, Kits, Mixed Materials, Multimedia, Objects, Realia, Visual Materials, and Technical Drawings Non-Print Resources
Audio, Audiobooks, Audiocassettes, Audiovisual, Music, and Sound Recordings directly accessible to JMU Libraries
Audio
DVDs, Motion Pictures, Videos directly accessible to JMU Libraries Videos
eBooks eBooks
Maps Maps


This page last reviewed by David Gaines on 10/16/2015.



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