How to query NBB collections and all other LIBISnet libraries using LIMO

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LIMO is a search platform with which you can query all National Bank of Belgium's collections and the collections of all other LIBISnet libraries.

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introduction

http://limo.libis.be/NBB

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What is LIMO? LIMO is a so‐called "discovery" service with a central access to 

not only physical items from the National Bank of Belgium's collection, but also: databases, e‐journals & e‐book collections subscribed to by the NBB academic repositories (universities) free resources (Open Access)

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Search: the basic options

Content All Content: default; very broad search: other libraries Libisnet, 

electronic resources (millions of records!) NBB Catalogue: NBB collection only

Search Simple: default Advanced: combination of search criteria

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Simple Search

Type your search term(s), click on "Search" and wait for the results to show up

More complex search strings: Boolean operators: AND, OR, NOT “exact phrases”

truncation & wildcards: ? en * More info: ‐‐> Limo Help

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Advanced Search

Searches on more specific fields from the start‐‐> results will be fewer & more specific

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Searching LIMO: Facets (1)

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Results can be further refined by clicking on facets:

Full text online

Resource Type

Creation Date

Creator (Author)

Language

...

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Searching LIMO: Facets (2) A facet will only be shown if at least two items are found

Facets can be used to further reduce the number of results

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unique item --> NO facets!

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Search results: sorted by

Sorted by  Relevance (this is the default setting!) Date‐newest (most recent on top) Title alphabetically (A to Z)

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Search results ‐ information blocks

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Icons: Book, Article,... Bibliographical information (title, author, editor) Availability  Tabs:

Location: physical location; if online access available:  Details: full bibliographical description Tags: you can add some (personal) tags if you like Share: add to citations, print, e‐mail, export to reference tools

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Sign in

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My account

List of active loans, loan history Requests Personal settings (language, e‐mail, ...)

No login or login/password forgotten?‐‐‐> Contact us: [email protected], tel. 24 10

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My citations Select search results Manage in "My citations"

add notes E‐mail Print

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My account ‐my searches Save query

Manage via My account

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Help

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Help is just one click away! Documentation service

[email protected] Tel. 24 10

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