How to Find Research Help on Genlighten

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August 16, 2012

How to Find Research Help on Genlighten

This presentation shows you how to browse for research help in three categories: offerings, repositories, and providers. It also introduces you the search feature that will be explored in detail in another tutorial.

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August 16, 2012
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  1. How to Find Research Help on Genlighten Thursday, August 16,

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  2. So, you’re looking for research help. Thursday, August 16, 12

  3. Here’s how to find it on Genlighten. Thursday, August 16,

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  4. First sign in--or sign up. Thursday, August 16, 12

  5. You’ll be taken to your dashboard. Thursday, August 16, 12

  6. Let’s say you’re looking for Thursday, August 16, 12

  7. a divorce record from Chicago. Thursday, August 16, 12

  8. Try searching provider offerings. Thursday, August 16, 12

  9. An offering is like a product in a store. Thursday,

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  10. It’s specific research that you can order. Thursday, August 16,

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  11. Here’s how it works. Thursday, August 16, 12

  12. Click on “Find Helpful Researchers” Thursday, August 16, 12

  13. to get to the navigation page. Thursday, August 16, 12

  14. Click on “Browse Research Offerings.” Thursday, August 16, 12

  15. Click to narrow the localities Thursday, August 16, 12

  16. and focus the results on Cook County. Thursday, August 16,

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  17. See a match? Click the title Thursday, August 16, 12

  18. to learn more about the offering. Thursday, August 16, 12

  19. Click on the provider’s user name Thursday, August 16, 12

  20. to learn more about the provider. Thursday, August 16, 12

  21. Check a provider’s feedback ratings. Thursday, August 16, 12

  22. Ask questions, if you’d like. Thursday, August 16, 12

  23. Want to request research help? Thursday, August 16, 12

  24. Use the form to order a fixed-fee offering Thursday, August

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  25. or to ask for a quote on a project. Thursday,

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  26. Track your request start-to-finish online. Thursday, August 16, 12

  27. You can also search by repository. Thursday, August 16, 12

  28. Let’s say you’re looking for Thursday, August 16, 12

  29. records at the Chicago History Museum. Thursday, August 16, 12

  30. Click “Find Researchers Near ...” Thursday, August 16, 12

  31. and narrow by locality. Thursday, August 16, 12

  32. There are two providers for the Museum. Thursday, August 16,

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  33. See someone who might be able to help? Thursday, August

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  34. Propose a custom research project. Thursday, August 16, 12

  35. The provider will quote Thursday, August 16, 12

  36. or let you know if he/she can’t help. Thursday, August

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  37. You can find providers based on locality. Thursday, August 16,

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  38. If you need someone near Chicago ... Thursday, August 16,

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  39. Click on “Explore Our Provider Network” Thursday, August 16, 12

  40. and, again, narrow the list by locality. Thursday, August 16,

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  41. Click on providers’ user names Thursday, August 16, 12

  42. to learn about their research strengths, Thursday, August 16, 12

  43. send a message to ask a question, Thursday, August 16,

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  44. or propose a research project. Thursday, August 16, 12

  45. Want a faster way to find providers? Thursday, August 16,

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  46. Try searching the site for keywords. Thursday, August 16, 12

  47. Results are returned for Thursday, August 16, 12

  48. offerings, Thursday, August 16, 12

  49. repositories, Thursday, August 16, 12

  50. and providers. Thursday, August 16, 12

  51. If you don’t see a provider who can help Thursday,

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  52. try posting a public research request. Thursday, August 16, 12

  53. It’s easy and it’s free to list. Thursday, August 16,

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  54. Providers will quote if they can help. Thursday, August 16,

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  55. Also, consider sharing your expertise! Thursday, August 16, 12

  56. Sign up to cover your local area Thursday, August 16,

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  57. and suggest repositories to add. Thursday, August 16, 12

  58. Feel free to invite others to do the same. Thursday,

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  59. Our goal? At least one provider Thursday, August 16, 12

  60. in every county in the United States. Thursday, August 16,

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  61. Then, we’ll expand from there. Thursday, August 16, 12

  62. If you need help using the site Thursday, August 16,

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  63. 63 support@genlighten.com (302) 566-5871 just ask! That’s why we’re here.

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  64. Happy Researching! Thursday, August 16, 12