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SLUth - Search Plus: SLUth - Search Plus

What it is, what it contains, and how to use it.

SLUth - Search Plus Use Tips

*Use quotes when searching a phrase.
*Limit to "Scholarly/Peer Reviewed" or "Catalog Only" as desired.
*Refine or limit your search using "facets" (date, source type, subject, author, language, geography, database, etc.) in left-hand column.

*Notice the database with the most "hits" for your topic and search it in its native interface.

*To see the results from the four databases that are searched via "federation", at top of right-hand column

  • Uncheck box next to SLUth - Search Plus
  • Check box(es) next to one(s) for which you want to see results.

*Major databases NOT AVAILABLE in SLUth include

  • ABI/INFORM (business)
  • Biological Abstracts (biology)
  • PsycINFO (psychology)
  • Sociological Abstracts

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About SLUth - Search Plus

SLUth - Search Plus begins with a single search box on the SLU Libraries homepage

SLUth - Search Plus Search Box


Above is a non-working image of what SLUth - Search Plus looks like with "SLUth" tab selected.

From this single search box, you can use SLUth - Search Plus to search across a large selection of library resources, including journal, magazine, and newspaper articles indexed in databases; and journal titles, books, ebooks, dvds, and government documents that are shown in the SLU Library Catalog.

SLUth - Search Plus can help you

  • search books and articles from many databases along with the contents of the SLU Library Catalog to locate materials on your topic
  • show you which database may be the best database to search for your topic
  • find resources on a topic in many different subject areas

What resources does SLUth - Search Plus include?

SLUth - Search Plus retrieves items from the SLU Libraries Catalog and the Saint Louis University Libraries Digital Collection, along with results from a number of popular databases such as Academic Search Complete, Business Source Premier, JSTOR, Scopus, Web of Science, and LexisNexis Academic Law Reviews.  All of these are searched simultaneously. Click below for

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SUth - Search Plus originally created by Georgia Baugh, Electronic Resources Research Librarian, 2012.