Go to the Library homepage, xavier.edu/library, to begin searching in the library resources.
There are 2 ways to search:
Basic Search using Search@XU on the Library Home page. This preliminary search will help you learn more about your topic.
Advanced Search by selecting the "Advanced Search" under the browser. This will offer the options for more advanced search strategies.
This is a great place to start when you have a topic selected, but aren't sure yet what specifically you want to learn about it.
Type your topic into the browser available on the library homepage.
For example, if you want to know how about artificial intelligence, but aren't sure what about it yet, try a Basic Search.
Look through the results to begin learning more about your topic.
Select the "Advanced Search" option available under the Basic search browser on the library homepage.
This will give you 3 search boxes to use instead of just one. This allows you to focus in on your specific topic more precisely.
Here is an example of how to use the 3 Advanced Search boxes to focus your search on your exact topic.
For this example, I want to know how the colors on packages in stores impacts my purchasing decisions.
Once you have your results in Search@XU, here's how to access the articles: