After logging on to Dialog, click on the item that says "Databases. Browse to find the best databases for your topic--at no charge.". Then click on an appropriate broad category, such as "Social Sciences and Humanities". Next,
Your select statement is 'S PRIMITIVE MAN/DE' in databases All.Quite often, you may get a blank page instead, because of a malfunction in the interface. If so, just keep going back and clicking on the "Search" button until you get some actual results.
File Database Name Hits 7: Social SciSearch® 1 38: America: History and Life 1 89: GeoRef 1 98: General Science Abstracts 15
There are 11 databases matching your statement 'S PRIMITIVE MAN/DE'.
If you prefer to access Dialog via Telnet, you should use the following commands:
|begin 411||To access Dialindex.|
|set detail on||To show detailed records.|
|set files allscience, allsocial||To select which groups of databases to include.|
||If you want to see a list of the files included.
||select search formula
||Where search formula is a valid Dialog search
such as primitive man/de.
||If you want to see the list of databases ranked
in descending order of number of matching records.