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AGRICOLA: Sample Searches

Links to Agricola

Please note that the links below will only work if you are authenticated to Agricola. For alternative methods of authentication and links to Agricola please see the documents in the Additional Materials page.

Sample Searches

Basic Search      

You are looking for recent information about GMO food.

  • Type GMO AND FOOD into the Basic Search box or use the widget on the left.  

Note: The widget will only work if you are already authenticated to your organization’s ProQuest account. If it does not work, please login through your organization’s library to access the ProQuest Agricola Database directly. If you have questions about accessing your ProQuest databases, please contact your local librarian.

  • Based on the large amount of results that are retrieved, it is a good idea to refine your results using the Narrow results by feature.
  • From the Narrow results by, go to the Publication Date limit and select the last bar in the chart to choose items published this decade.
  • Go to the top of the results page to the Sort results by pull-down menu (just above the Narrow results by) and re-sort your items by Publication date (most recent first) and click Sort.
  • To begin reviewing your results, hover over the Preview link available on each record to view the major fields of the record.
  • For additional record details, select the Citation/Abstract link under each record to view the full record.

 

Advanced Search

 You are looking for recent citation about any research conducted on GMO food

  • From the Advanced Search page and the first row, type GMO and then select Abstract from the first pull-down menu.
    • In the second row, type wheat
  • Click Search.
  • At the Results page go to Narrow results and then to Publication Date limit. Select the last bar in the chart to choose items published this decade.
  • To begin reviewing your results, hover over the Preview link available on each record to view the major fields of the record.
  • For additional record details, select the Abstract/Details link under each record to view the full record.
  • Mark any records that interest you to save, print, email, cite, export, save to your My Research account, or to view selected items later.
  • From the top of the results page (under the search box) select Create alert to receive an email when new results are loaded into ProQuest agricola that meet your search criteria.
  • Enter your email address, choose the email format, and schedule your alert based on when you would like to receive an email of your results and how long you would like the alert to last.
  • Click create alert.