Onesearch allows you to customize database and website results in the search. You can choose the NOVEL Gale Databases. Encyclopedia Britannica and Teachingbooks.net
Step 1. Go to Catalog->Search Setup->Enriched Content Searches
Step 2. Click Edit on the One Search Database Information
Step 3. Choose Add Databases. The Novel ones include Gale and Encyclopedia Britannica. NYCSLS purchases Teaching Books for you located under Reference Databases.
Step 4. Choose the Gale Databases you want to add. Below is a listing offered through NOVEL. The ones in bold are recommended.
Academic OneFile (Good for scholarly content, peer reviewed journals) Agriculture Collection
Business Economics and Theory Communications and Mass Media Collection Computer Databases
Criminal Justice Collection Culinary Arts Collection
Diversity Studies Collection
General Reference Center Gold (Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources)
Educator’s Reference Complete Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Expanded Academic ASAP
Fine Arts and Music Collection
Gardening Collection Gender Studies Collection
General OneFile (Includes popular magazines, news and periodicals) General Science
Health Reference Center Home Improvement
Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Information Science and Library Issues
InfoTrac Newsstand Provides access to full-text newspapers
Insurance and Liability Collection Military and Intelligence Database
Opposing Viewpoints (Superb sources for grades fifth and up about all types of social issues. Includes videos, news, images, articles, periodicals, websites, and multiple academic viewpoints on controversial topics) Nursing and Allied Health
Pop Culture Psychology
Popular Magazines Religion and Philosophy Small Business
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine US History
Vocations and Careers World History
War and Terrorism
Business Insights: Essentials
Kids InfoBits (The only elementary Database)
Research in Context: Focused on middle-school, provides age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources and more!
Step 5. Click on Add Databases by Gale.
Step 6. Enter the Custom URL field for each Gale Database you want to add for your school so you will have to add them one at a time.
FINDING YOUR GALE Web Links!
To find your own, you need to find your Gale ID. The base for your link will be: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb
If your school location is not listed, contact NOVEL at Toll-free (877) 277-0250 or email at email@example.com
Step 7: Add Encyclopedia Britannica. Find your custom URL by going to http://galesupport.com/novelny/
Username: nycps Password: follettaccess
Step 8. Add Teaching Books. You can leave the user name blank. The password is nycdoe.
Step 9. Add any other databases you subscribe to. To enter the free websites, choose them under Reference Databases or Search Engines.
Step 10. To do a search with OneSearch, go to Catalog->Power Search-> Click Include Online Resources. You can also see results in Destiny Discover