January 20, 2021

Three New Online Search Tutorials: A Look at govinfo Search Operators; New Ways to Search Congress.com; and Advanced Searching with Zenodo

1. Advanced Searching: A Look at govinfo Search Query Operators (via GPO)

2. Discover New Ways to Search Congress.gov (via In Custodia Legis)

You may have noticed changes to the Congress.gov homepage in one of our recent updates. We streamlined the site header, and we also integrated more search options directly into the search box on the homepage in response to user feedback. But did you know there are even more search options available? This post will walk you through the different search options available on Congress.gov and help you get started on your journey to discover U.S. federal legislative information.

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3. Zenodo: New Help Guide: Advanced Search

Users mostly search on Zenodo using only keywords, similarly to how they would search for something on Google or any other other search engine. Keywords are, however, not always enough if you’re looking for something specific. Therefore today, we have launched a search help guide, explaining in detail how you can make use of Zenodo’s advanced search features.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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