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  • Analyzing Scholarly Articles more information

    Learn how to tell the difference between primary and secondary research articles and how to incorporate each in research assignments. Includes practice components with instant feedback. Keywords: Academic Search Complete, ASC, evaluating primary sources, QuickHelp, side by side

  • Locating Children’s Literature more information

    This interactive tutorial teaches students how to find and evaluate children's literature in the University of Arizona Library Catalog. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, limit search, refine search results, juvenile, young adult, analyze, evaluate results, book records

  • Searching the Library Catalog more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on using the UA Library Catalog to locate a variety of materials. Skills taught include using keywords, finding books, conducting phrase, author and incomplete citation searches; finding journal articles, book chapters and book illustrations. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, Boolean operators, keyword searching, activities

  • Reading a UAL Special Collections Record more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on the process of locating special collections materials from the UA Library Catalog, interpreting item catalog records and using finding aids. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, archives, rare books, bibliographic records

  • 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 Web of Science more information

    This interactive tutorial is designed to introduce students to using the Web of Science database for research. Information on the database's coverage, available basic and advanced search features, use of cited reference searching, analyzing and refining search results and exporting citations. Also includes an instantly assessed activity giving students practice developing a search strategy. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, RefWorks, bibliographic management software, database, evaluating citations, ISI, Science, Social Sciences, Index, Arts & Humanities, retrieving full text articles, find related articles

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