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  • Searching PsycINFO more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search the PsycINFO database. Skills taught include locating PsycINFO from the UA library catalog, keyword searching, revising and evaluating searches, identifying scholarly articles, retrieving articles that are not full-text and formatting citations correctly. Keywords: marketing, activity, QuickHelp, side by side, consumer behavior

  • Searching America's Historical Newspapers more information

    Interactive tutorial that teaches students how to locate, search, and retrieve articles from the Early American Newspapers database. Keywords: periodicals, newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side

  • Searching JSTOR more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on finding and evaluating articles from the JSTOR database. Skills taught include locating JSTOR, identifying a research topic, constructing an effective keyword search, searching the database, evaluating search results, narrowing search results and emailing citations and articles. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, keyword searching, choosing research topics, modifying search parameters, search skills

  • Searching Access World News more information

    This interactive guide provides students with step-by-step instructions on how to search the Access World News database. Skills taught include locating Access World News, keyword searching, evaluation of search results, modifying a search using the edit and sort features, locating Arizona news, and printing, emailing or saving articles. Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, database research, activities, Arizona news

  • Searching News Content in LexisNexis Academic more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search news in the LexisNexis Academic database. Skills taught include locating LexisNexis Academic, keyword searching, evaluation of search results, modifying a search using the edit and sort features, locating editorials and printing, emailing or saving articles. Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, database research, activities

  • Searching Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) more information

    Learn how to search Eighteenth Century Collections Online, including retrieving illustrations, database scope and publication types and searching by topic. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, Gale Imprint Primary Source Microform, Eighteenth Century 1700's, ECCO

  • Searching ProQuest Historical Newspapers more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step-by-step instructions on how to search historical newspaper articles using the ProQuest database. Composed of 7 sections covering locating the database from the UA Library Catalog, search result evaluation tips, exporting articles, and formatting citations correctly. Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, graphics, pictures, images, documenting sources, research, periodical, regional sources, historical, primary source, Atlanta Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, The Washington Post

  • Find History Sources in the Library Catalog more information

    Practice exercise on using subject headings to locate History sources in the library catalog Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, maps, autobiographies, primary sources, topography, library catalog record

  • Use LexisNexis to Locate Legal Decisions more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on using the LexisNexis Academic database to locate US Federal and State legal cases. Also learn to locate online databases and searching the Legal Cases widget.   Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, database research, case law, federal courts, state courts, landmark cases

  • Searching WorldCat Local (WCL) more information

    Online exercise composed of 6 activities with step-by-step instructions on how and when to use WorldCat Local versus the UA Library Catalog. Also teaches skills such as finding different types of materials from WorldCat local, interpreting availability and types of access from search results and information on how to use Interlibrary Loan. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, ILL, limiting search results, WCL, WorldCat Local, WorldCat

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