A New LibGuide: How to Use InfoLocate

InfoLocate is the search and discovery tool for the print and electronic holdings of the Great Library and Ontario County and District Law Association Libraries. This year, we launched a new version of InfoLocate (also accessible by searching under “Everything” on the Great Library’s home page). To help users navigate this tool, we have created a LibGuide that provides guidance and tips on InfoLocate’s uses and functions.

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A Shift to Infolocate

We are changing the resources available to search our collections. We have offered Infolocate as a search option for a number of years. As of today, it is becoming our single search tool.

If you have been searching on Advocat, the Great Library’s catalogue, you will find the same collection information on Infolocate. In fact, if you have been searching from our web site under Everything, you have already been using Infolocate.

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Online Only, Please!

A great legal research tool for finding secondary materials like texts, loose-leafs, websites and CPD papers just got better. Introducing the “Electronic Only” tab on InfoLocate! Thanks to the Great Library’s Technical Services team, researchers can now choose to filter search results from the library’s catalogue to retrieve only those resources accessible online.

While previously InfoLocate allowed users to limit search results to only online resources (including books, loose-leafs and websites), or only Law Society CLE articles available on AccessCLE, we’ve never been able to combine these results to retrieve ALL online search results… until now. This new tab is an incredibly handy tool for all those working from home without access to the physical collection of their law library.

The “Electronic Only” tab can be found on the InfoLocate results page immediately above the search bar:

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